Kaneez Fatima Shad

University of Technology Sydney

Professor Kaneez Fatima Shad is an Australian Neuroscientist. She received her PhD degree in 1994 from the School of Physiology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW, followed by Post doc at the Allegheny University of Health Sciences, Philadelphia, USA. She is an academic with medical background along with more than thirty years of experience in teaching Medical and Health Sciences, to medical, dental, and science students at the postgraduate, graduate and undergraduate levels in various universities. Recently, she have started a company named "Shad Diagnostics" for developing a diagnostic tool "Stroke Meter". She has supervised thirty five postgraduate students. At present she is a visiting professor and casual academic of University Technology of Sydney, and Australian Catholic University teaching under graduates and supervising graduates.

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This book is a very provocative and interesting addition to the literature on Epilepsy. It offers a lot of appealing and stimulating work to offer food of thought to the readers from different disciplines. Around 5% of the total world population have seizures but only 0.9% is diagnosed with epilepsy, so it is very important to understand the differences between seizures and epilepsy, and also to identify the factors responsible for its etiology so as to have more effective therapeutic regime. In this book we have twenty chapters ranging from causes and underlying mechanisms to the treatment and side effects of epilepsy. This book contains a variety of chapters which will stimulate the readers to think about the complex interplay of epigenetics and epilepsy.

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