Mapping the Brain

A new, innovative brain surgery at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh can pinpoint the microscopic-sized area of the brain causing epileptic seizures in children. OnQ's Michael Bartley hosts a discussion with Children's Hospital physicians, Dr. Deborah Holder and Dr. Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara.

Mapping the Brain aired on Apr 12, 2010.


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