About the Authors

Alexis S. Hill

Affiliations Penn Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Atsuo Nishino

Affiliation Laboratory of Developmental Biology, Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Koichi Nakajo

Affiliation National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Okazaki, Japan

Giuxin Zhang

Affiliations Penn Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jaime R. Fineman

Affiliations Penn Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Michael E. Selzer

Affiliations Penn Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Office of Research and Development, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Yasushi Okamura

Affiliation Department of Integrative Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Edward C. Cooper

edc@mail.med.upenn.edu

Affiliations Penn Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ASH AN KN ECC. Performed the experiments: ASH AN KN GZ JRF YO ECC. Analyzed the data: ASH AN KN GZ JRF MES YO ECC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AN KN GZ MES YO ECC. Wrote the paper: ECC.