Duke Leads $25M Collaborative Project to Sequence 4,000 Genomes for Epilepsy Research | GenomeWeb

By Molika Ashford

Duke University said last week that it will sequence 4,000 individuals as part of a collaborative, $25 million effort to identify as many genes as possible implicated in epilepsy.

The project, dubbed Epi4K, aims to elucidate the genetic basis of epilepsy, which researchers hope will lead to new or better targeted treatments for the highly heterogeneous disorder.

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