Epilepsy genetics.

  title={Epilepsy genetics.},
  author={Melodie Rose Winawer},
  journal={The neurologist},
  volume={8 3},
BACKGROUND Epilepsy genetics is a complex and rapidly expanding field that involves the contributions and collaborative efforts of geneticists, molecular biologists, epidemiologists, and clinicians. REVIEW SUMMARY This article first provides a background review of basic terminology and contributions from the fields of epilepsy, genetics, and genetic epidemiology. It further describes the evidence for the genetic basis of epilepsy and enumerates the linkage findings and epilepsy susceptibility… CONTINUE READING