NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Communications, an international team led by investigators in Sweden and the UK described a new genetic cause for a severe infant-onset form of epilepsy.

Starting with dozens of families affected by a difficult-to-treat epilepsy syndrome called "epilepsy of infancy with migrating focal seizures" (EIMFS), the researchers focused in on two families for their exome sequencing and/or linkage assessments.

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