A cross section of the human hippocampus and the main histological landmarks. The hippocampus involved in learning and is one of the most vulnerable parts of the brain regarding prolonged epileptic seizures. CA1 and CA3 are a reference to an old description of the hippocampus, the Cornu Ammonis or horn of Ammon.

Ingo Helbig

Child Neurology Fellow and epilepsy genetics researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), USA and Department of Neuropediatrics, Kiel, Germany

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