John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

The basal ganglia and the epilepsies: translating experimental concepts to new therapies Volume 4, supplement 3, Supplement 3, December 2002

Authors
INSERM U 398, Neurobiologie et Neuropharmacologie des épilepsies Généralisées, Faculté de Médecine, Université Louis-Pasteur, 11, rue Humann, 67085 Strasbourg Cedex, France.
  • Page(s) : 7-8
  • Published in: 2002

During the past 30 years, the basal ganglia have been one of the most studied integrated circuits in the brain. Their pivotal role in the control of movements was first established through the study of Parkinson disease in human patients and animal models. Subsequent anatomical and electrophysiological studies in different animal species have elucidated the different intrinsic and extrinsic connections of the basal ganglia. The accumulated data [...]