Jaideep  Kapur

Jaideep Kapur, MD

Division:
General Neurology Appointment
Department:
Neurology
Call 434.924.5401
Primary Location:

PO Box 800394

Charlottesville, VA 22908-0394

Directions
Phone:
434.924.5401
Fax:
434.982.0606
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Neurology, 1994; EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology, 1996;Epilepsy, 2014
Research Interests:

Epilepsy

Clinical Practice:
Epilepsy, Seizure Disorder, Neurology Services
About
Title:
Professor of Neurology
Biography

Jaideep Kapur M.B.B.S., PhD, is the Eugene Meyer III Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Neurology & Director of UVA Brain Institute.

Dr. Kapur provides care to epilepsy patients as a member of FE Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at the University of Virginia and serves as the Director of Neuroscience Center of Excellence. Dr. Kapur has a long-standing interest in understanding the neurobiological mechanisms underlying prolonged self-sustaining seizures, called status epilepticus. His laboratory studies rapid plasticity of GABA and glutamate-mediated neurotransmission. Another area of research is regulation of seizures by hormonal fluctuations. Grants from National Institutes of Health, Epilepsy Foundation, CURE epilepsy foundation and the Department of Defense support his research.

He has served on numerous grant review panels for National Institutes of Health, CURE Epilepsy foundation, Epilepsy Foundation and Epilepsy Research Foundation. He served as the President of the American Epilepsy Society in 2010.

Education
Primary:
Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, 1985
Residency:
Clinical Electrophys, University of Michigan; Neurology, Medical College of Virginia; Internal Medicine, Eastern Virginia University
Fellowships:
Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Michigan