Epi4K - Gene Discovery in Epilepsy

Epi4K is supported by NINDS:

 

1U011NS077274-01 - Administrative Core

1U01NS077276-01 - Phenotyping and Clinical Informatics Core

1U01-NS077303-01 - Sequencing, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics Core

1U01NS077364-01 - Epileptic Encephalopathies

1 U01 NS077367-01 - Whole Genome Sequencing in Multiplex Families and Pairs

1U01NS077275-01 - CNV Detection

Fact
Epilepsy affects over 3 million Americans of all ages – more than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and Parkinson’s disease combined. Almost 500 new cases of epilepsy are diagnosed every day in the United States. Epilepsy affects 50,000,000 people worldwide.

 

CURE - Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy

Epi4K:

Our goal is to elucidate the genetic bases of the epilepsies with an ultimate goal to improve the care of patients with epilepsy.

Text Box: Cores:
Administrative Core

Phenotyping and Clinical Informatics (PCI) Core

Sequencing, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics (SBB) Core
Text Box: Projects
Project 1: 
Epileptic Encephalopathies
Project 2: 
Whole Genome Sequencing in Multiplex Families and Pairs 
Project 3: 
Prognosis (Status:  Planned)
Project 4: 
CNV Detection

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