A Study of the Effectiveness of Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy in Pediatric Patients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess the response of pediatric epilepsy patients to deep brain stimulation.  

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Pediatric patient, age 2- 21 years
  • Has undergone deep brain stimulation for epilepsy

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Elaine Wirrell, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Daniel Kenney-Jung M.D.



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