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Pig Brain Transplant Cures Sea Lion Epilepsy, Could This Mean Treatment for Humans Too?

A seven-year-old sea lion named Cronutt with a seizure disorder exhibited more severe and increasingly frequent attacks in 2020, which caused tremors, confusion, and loss of weight and appetite that deteriorated his health quickly. In the same year, the sea lion underwent an experimental brain surgery which involved pig neuron transplant into his damaged hippocampus. The surgery ended up successful and so is its effect, when more than a year later, Cronutt was declared seizure-free

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