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PhD, Neuroscience, University of Virginia
Internship, Internal Medicine, Eastern Virginia School of Medicine
Residency, Neurology, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
Fellowship, Epilepsy/EEG, University of Michigan
Jaideep Kapur M.B.B.S., PhD, is the Eugene Meyer III Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Neurology & Director of UVA Brain Institute.
Dr. Kapur provides care to epilepsy patients as a member of FE Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at the University of Virginia and serves as the Director of Neuroscience Center of Excellence. Dr. Kapur has a long-standing interest in understanding the neurobiological mechanisms underlying prolonged self-sustaining seizures, called status epilepticus. His laboratory studies rapid plasticity of GABA and glutamate-mediated neurotransmission. Another area of research is regulation of seizures by hormonal fluctuations. Grants from National Institutes of Health, Epilepsy Foundation, CURE epilepsy foundation and the Department of Defense support his research.
He has served on numerous grant review panels for National Institutes of Health, CURE Epilepsy foundation, Epilepsy Foundation and Epilepsy Research Foundation. He served as the President of the American Epilepsy Society in 2010.