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Nathan B. Fountain

Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Neurology
Office location and address
1415 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
University of Iowa, 1989, MD
Residency, Neurology, University of Virginia
Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy and Experimental Epilepsy, University of Virginia
Biography

Nathan B. Fountain, M.D. is Professor of Neurology and since 1998 has been Director of the F.E. Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at the University of Virginia School of Medicine where he completed neurology residency as well as clinical and research epilepsy fellowships. Dr. Fountain's interventional research interests include experimental therapeutics of unconventional drugs and devices for epilepsy. Other research interests include the natural history, outcome, and pathophysiology of nonconvulsive status epilepticus and studies of the natural history of changes in seizure frequency. He serves on the board of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers and the Epilepsy Foundation Professional Advisory Board.

Stereotactic Laser Ablation for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (SLATE)
Source: Medtronic Navigation, Inc.
October 25, 2021 – October 24, 2024
A Feasibility Study to Evaluate Safety and Initial Effectiveness of MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound Ablation Therapy in the Treatment of Focal Epilepsy ¿ EP001
Source: InSightec - Image Guided Treatment Ltd.
September 27, 2020 – September 26, 2023
Pharmacokinetics study of oral 2-Deoxy-D-Glucose (2DG) in epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy Foundation
August 01, 2021 – July 31, 2023
Consulting for MORE study_WO#1
Source: Medtronic Inc.
March 01, 2017 – March 01, 2023
Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Children 2021-22
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
October 01, 2021 – September 30, 2022
Genetic and Protein Biomarkers of Post-traumatic Epilepsy to Improve Prediction of PTE: a Prospective Study in an Enriched Patient Population
Source: Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy & Sleep Center, LLC
April 15, 2020 – September 29, 2022
MD-NEUR NBF ICVrC Consulting
Source: Cerebral Therapeutics, LLC
September 26, 2015 – September 25, 2022
Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Children 20-21
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
October 01, 2020 – September 30, 2021
Multicenter Placebo Controlled Evaluation
Source: Burroughs Wellcome Fund
July 01, 1989 – January 01, 2021
Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Children 19-20
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
October 01, 2019 – September 30, 2020
MD-NEUR An open label extension study to investigate the safety of cannabidiol (GW42003-P; CBD) in children and adults with inadequately controlled Dravet or Lennox-Gastaut Syndromes
Source: GW Research Ltd
February 02, 2016 – February 02, 2020
MD-NEUR Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Children 18-19 - STATE FUNDING
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
July 01, 2019 – September 30, 2019
MD-NEUR Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Children 18-19 - State Funding Period
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
July 01, 2019 – September 30, 2019
MD-NEUR Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Children 18-19
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
October 01, 2018 – September 30, 2019
MD-NEUR Focused Ultrasound for Subcortical Epilepsy (FUSE) Study
Source: Epilepsy Foundation
May 01, 2015 – April 30, 2019
Study to Evaluate the Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Brivaracetam
Source: UCB Biosciences, Inc.
May 05, 2011 – February 10, 2019
MD-NEUR Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Children
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
July 01, 2017 – September 30, 2018
Focused Ultrasound for Subcortical Epilepsy (FUSE) Study
Source: Focused Ultrasound Foundation
June 22, 2016 – June 21, 2018
11854 Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus for Epilepsy (SANTE)
Source: Medtronic Inc.
November 28, 2005 – May 12, 2018
Efficacy and Safety of YKP3089 in Subjects with Treatment Resistant Partial Onset Seizures
Source: IQVIA RDS Inc.
November 16, 2011 – November 25, 2017
MD-NEUR Responsive Neurostimulator (RNS) System Long-term Treatment Clinical Investigation
Source: NeuroPace, Inc.
April 30, 2010 – November 25, 2017
MD-NEUR Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Childeren
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
July 01, 2016 – June 30, 2017
MD-NEUR Medtronic Inc. Consulting Master Service Agreement
Source: Medtronic Inc.
May 27, 2014 – May 26, 2017
Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Childeren
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
July 01, 2016 – January 19, 2017
MD-NEUR Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Children
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
July 01, 2015 – June 30, 2016
MD-NEUR Southwest Virginia Care Connection for Children
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
July 01, 2014 – June 30, 2015
Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Brivaracetam
Source: UCB Biosciences, Inc.
May 05, 2011 – February 10, 2015
MD-NEUR Southwest VIrginia Care Connection for Children
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
July 01, 2013 – June 30, 2014
MD-NEUR Radiosurgery vs. Open Surgery for Epilepsy (ROSE TRIAL Years 4&5) Clinical SIte
Source: University of California at San Francisco
June 01, 2012 – May 31, 2014
MD-NEUR Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project: A Phenotype/Genotype Analysis of Epilepsy
Source: University of California at San Francisco
May 01, 2013 – April 30, 2014
Open-Label Study to Assess the Safety and Tolerability of Intravenous Carbamazepine
Source: Lundbeck Inc.
March 21, 2011 – March 31, 2014
Protocol SP904 Assess the Longterm use of Lacosamide Monotherapy
Source: Schwarz Biosciences, Inc.
January 29, 2008 – December 31, 2013
Efficacy & Safety of Eslicarbazepine Aceteate (BIA 2-093)
Source: Sepracor Inc.
April 28, 2010 – November 28, 2013
MD-NEUR Responsive Neurostimulator (RNS) System Pivotal Clinical Investigation
Source: NeuroPace, Inc.
March 27, 2006 – September 16, 2013
Efficacy & Safety of Conversion to Lacosamide 400mg/day Monotherapy
Source: Schwarz Biosciences, Inc.
January 29, 2008 – August 19, 2013
MD-NEUR NBF Vertex VX11-765-402
Source: IQVIA RDS Inc.
August 14, 2012 – August 14, 2013
MD-NEUR Southwest Virginia Care Connection
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
July 01, 2012 – June 30, 2013
Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project: A Phenotype/Genotype Analysis of Epilepsy
Source: University of California at San Francisco
May 01, 2012 – April 30, 2013