Maha Kirmani

Maha Kirmani

I am currently a sophomore Neuroscience major and passionate about research and innovation in the field of neuroscience. I am a member of the B.R.A.I.N.S and Sfn Chapter at my school. I am a squash enthusiast and love to read and travel.


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An Overview of Epilepsy: A Seizure Disorder

An Overview of Epilepsy: A Seizure Disorder


Introduction Epilepsy is classified as a seizure disorder derived from the brain. Epilepsy is diagnosed when a patient receives two or more recurring seizures that weren’t influenced by previous neurological trauma [1]. While epilepsy is classified as a seizure disorder, not all seizures are derived from epilepsy. These seizures can be ind...

Tackle Football: The Ultimate Concussion Generator

Tackle Football: The Ultimate Concussion Generator


Introduction According to Bennet Omalu,“Over 90% of players who play to the professional level have some degree of [chronic encephalopathy].” [1]. Omalu was the discoverer of chronic encephalopathy (CTE), a disorder brought by multiple blows to the head. This concussion expert states that this degenerative brain disease is prevalent ...