Genetics Based Research on Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

Posted: May 20, 2011 at 3:10 pm



A sizable fraction of patients suffering from epilepsy, and most patients with Dravet Syndrome, cannot control their seizures with drugs. Research in animals shows that shutting off a gene called SCN8A can raise the threshold of excitability for neurons, thus lowering susceptibility to seizures

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Genetics Based Research on Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

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