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GENETICS OF EPILEPSY



Ruth Ottman, MD, 212.305.9188.



Genetic epidemiology of epilepsy. Chromosomal localization and identification of epilepsy genes; explanation of the maternal effect in epilepsy; studies of reproduction and teratogenesis in epilepsy.

Eligibility For Current Genetic Studies:

Patients with non-symptomatic (i.e., idiopathic or cryptogenic) epilepsy with onset prior to age 25 (any syndrome), who have at least one living relative with non-symptomatic epilepsy with onset prior to age 25.

Exception:

Patients are not eligible if they have only one affected parent or offspring (one affected sibling or multiple affected relatives okay).

Please contact Kay Kamberakis (e mail: kk765@columbia.edu; phone: 212-305-9188).
















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