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Epilepsy Currents

Epilepsy Currents

Published in Association with American Epilepsy Society
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eISSN: 15357511 | ISSN: 15357597 | Current volume: 24 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Bi-monthly

Journal Highlights

  • 2022 Impact Factor: 6.6
  • Indexed In: PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded of the Web of Science, and Current Contents/Clinical Medicine.
  • American Epilepsy Society (AES) members receive print copies of the journal as part of their membership. To learn more about becoming a member, visit
  • Unsolicited manuscripts are not accepted.
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Epilepsy Currents is a peer-reviewed open access journal which focuses on the basic science and clinical research dedicated to the treatment of epilepsy. Please see the Aims and Scope tab for further information.

This journal is published in affiliation with the American Epilepsy Society.

Submission information

The journal abides by the uniform conflict of interest disclosure policy of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. Unsolicited manuscripts are not accepted.

Open access article processing charge (APC) information

There is no article processing charge (APC) for authors invited to submit their manuscript.

All articles are published under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND license. All content published in Epilepsy Currents is available at and PubMed Central.


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Epilepsy Currents is an open access, bi-monthly current-awareness journal providing reviews, commentaries and abstracts from the world’s literature on the research and treatment of epilepsy. Epilepsy Currents surveys and comments on all important research and developments in a format that is easy to read and reference. Each issue is divided into two main sections: Basic Science and Clinical Science. An outstanding Editorial Board reviews the literature and assigns topics and articles to world experts for comment. In addition, the Editors commission authoritative review articles on important subjects.

We invite and publish the following manuscript types:

  • Commentaries
  • Reviews
  • Editorials
  • Meeting Reports
  • Official Comments by the American Epilepsy Society


Senior Editors
Senior Podcast Editor
Adriana C. Bermeo-Ovalle. MD, FAES Rush University Medical Center, USA
Contributing Editors - Basic Science
Omar J. Ahmed, PhD University of Michigan, USA
Christopher Todd Anderson, MD Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Melissa Barker-Haliski University of Washington , USA
Mark Beenhakker, PhD University of Virginia School of Medicine, USA
Karin Borges University of Queensland , Australia
Amy L. Brewster, PhD Southern Methodist University, USA
Gordon F. Buchanan, MD, PhD University of Iowa, USA
Gemma L. Carvill, PhD Northwestern University, USA
Jeannie Chin Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA
Louis Dang, MD, PhD University of Michigan, USA
Raymond Dingledine, PhD Emory University, USA
Sara Eyal, PhD Hebrew University School of Pharmacy, Israel
Thomas Foutz Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Wayne Frankel Columbia University, USA
Edward Glasscock Southern Methodist University USA
Ethan M. Goldberg, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania, USA
Jeffrey Goodman Downstate Health Sciences University, USA
Bin Gu, PhD The Ohio State University, USA
John Huguenard Stanford University, USA
Shilpa D. Kadam Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Juliet Knowles Stanford University, USA
Gabriele Lignani, PhD UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, UK
Kyle P. Lillis, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Cameron Metcalf The University of Utah, USA
Sarah Muldoon University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences, USA
Janice Naegele Wesleyan University, USA
Jeanne Paz Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, USA
Tristan Shuman, PhD Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Kristina Simeone Creighton University, USA
Carl E. Stafstrom, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA
Nicholas Varvel Emory University, USA
Jacy Wagnon, PhD The Ohio State University, USA
Yu Wang, MD, PhD University of Michigan, USA
Melodie Winawer Columbia University, USA
Jennifer Wong, PhD Emory University, USA
Contributing Editors - Clinical Research
Shruti Agashe Duke University School of Medicine, USA
Danielle Andrade, MD, MSc, FRCPC University of Toronto, Canada
Gewalin Aungaroon, MD Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA
Danielle Becker, MD, MS, FAES Ohio State University, USA
Krzysztof Bujarski Dartmouth University, USA
Mackenzie Cervenka, MD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Dario J. Englot, MD, PhD, FAES Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Anteneh Feyissa Mayo Clinic, USA
Anthony Fine Mayo Clinic, USA
Nicolas Gaspard, MD, PhD Hôpital Erasme, Belgium
Elizabeth Gerard Northwestern University, USA
Charuta Joshi, MBBS Children's Hospital Colorado, USA
Ioannis Karakis, MD, PhD, MSc Emory University, USA
Eliane Kobayashi Montreal Neurological Hospital, Canada
Samuel Lapalme-Remis, MD Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM), Canada
Yi Li Stanford University, USA
Carrie R. McDonald, PhD University of California San Diego, USA
Rohit Marawar Wayne State University, USA
John J. Millichap, MD Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, USA
Tracey A. Milligan, MD Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
Heidi Munger Clary, MD, MPH Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA
Katherine Noe, MD, PhD Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA
Chalongchai Phitsanuwong The University of Chicago, USA
Vineet Punia, MD, MS Cleveland Clinic, USA
Imran Quraishi, MD, PhD Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Rodney Samaco Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Rani Sarkis, MD, MSc Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
Jason M Schwalb, MD, FAANS, FACS Henry Ford Medical Group, USA
Claude Steriade, MDCM New York University, USA
Samuel Waller Terman, MD, MS University of Michigan, USA
Peter Widdess-Walsh, MD Beaumont Hospital Epilepsy Programme, Ireland
Ruta Yardi Andress Cleveland Clinic, USA
Ifrah Zawar UVA Health, USA
Founding Editors - Basic Science
Robert L. Macdonald, MD, PhD Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Michael A. Rogawski, MD, PhD University of California Davis, USA
Founding Editors - Clinical Research
Susan S. Spencer, MD Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Gregory K. Bergey, MD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
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