Genetic Defect Found to Cause Severe Epilepsy and Mental Retardation, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Study  
10/13/2010 8:07:39 AM

ScienceDaily (Oct. 12, 2010) — A research team at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center in Beer-Sheva, Israel has detected a genetic mutation resulting in a progressive disease of severe mental retardation and epilepsy beginning at infancy. The research was just published in the American Journal of Human Genetics.