Stephan Eisenschenk, M.D.

Stephan Eisenschenk, M.D. - Research & Publications

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Publications

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Research Interests

In epilepsy, Dr. Eisenschenk's main interests are in the cellular and biochemical basis of seizures and sleep-related disorders. His primary research interests at present include the development of methods to analyze multi-spectral data, specifically DTI, T1 and T2 MRI brain scans, to assess the morphological anatomical changes in the brain concurrently with identification of neuronal networks (tractography) connecting various regions of the brain that can be correlated with functional measures in patients with seizures. In addition, he also is pioneering the assessment of driving performance during seizures, objective measures to assess driving capacity in epileptics, and the effects of antiepileptic drugs on driving (IMAP)

Dr. Eisenschenk's research interests in sleep medicine include determination of the mechanisms of sleep-related disorders in patients with movement disorders. Research development includes assessment of morphological anatomical changes in the brain concurrently with identification of neuronal networks (tractography) connecting various regions of the brain that can be correlated with functional measures in patients with sleep apnea. Epidemiological and genetic studies in sleep-related disorders are also under development. Dr. Eisenschenk also performed research on driving performance in sleep-related disorders.