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Gene "Typo" Explains Severe Epilepsy, University of Arizona Study


2/28/2012 7:02:16 AM

A previously unknown mutation in a sodium channel protein likely causes a severe form of epilepsy. A team headed by Michael Hammer at the University of Arizona applied Next Generation Genome Sequencing to decipher the entire DNA from a patient who suffered a sudden unexplained epileptic death.

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