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Scripps Study of Epilepsy Genetic Mutation Covered by Media

Finding leads to new treatment options for San Diego girl with rare form of the disease

Giving Genomics

Several media outlets have published articles about new research linking a severe form of epilepsy to a genetic mutation found in a San Diego area girl.


The study was led by scientists at the Scripps Translational Science Institute, and the results were published in the peer-reviewed journal Annals of Neurology.


Read the U-T San Diego article: Through Genomics, Parents Find Answers


Read the KPBS article: San Diego Scientists Discover Root of 10-Year-Old Girl’s Severe Epilepsy


The Patch article, “Scripps Researchers Find DNA Mutation Causing Epilepsy,” is not available at this time.

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