Dr Linehan and Prof Kerr, part of the ILAE Task Force on Intellectual Disability, describe some key findings and recommendations from the Task Force’s research.
Dr McGonigal discusses the value of better understanding seizure semiology in epilepsy in helping distinguish the condition from non-epileptic events, and localising and lateralising seizures. She suggests some directions for research.
The immune system
Dr Johnson and Dr Cervenka explore the growing body of evidence surrounding immune-mediated epilepsy: mechanisms, treatment and further research.
Prof Pal introduces the upcoming biology of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (BIOJUME) study into the genetics underlying this condition, explaining the importance of this new study and how it will be carried out.
And much more in the Summer 2017 issue of Epilepsy Professional
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