Author Archives: Steve Bryson PhD

Early Enriching Intervention Helps Restore Behaviors in Mouse Study

Early intervention with environmental stimulation appears to have restored motor coordination and behaviors in a mouse model of Angelman syndrome. The protocol was more successful in male mice than in females, suggesting that “slightly different therapeutic approaches may need to be taken with males and females undergoing treatment for [Angelman…

Study: Epilepsy, Sleep Woes Predict Hyperactivity

Epilepsy starting at an earlier age and sleep problems independently predicted increased hyperactivity in Norwegian people with Angelman syndrome, a study concluded. “The results of this study may have potentially important implications for understanding the complex links between hyperactivity, sleep problems and early epilepsy in [Angelman syndrome],” the scientists…