Adults (n=28), adolescents and children (n=12) with seizures affecting one side of the brain, unrelated to brain injury or damage.

Diagnosis achieved in 12% of patients; none diagnosed through usual care.

Among diagnosed patients’ relatives, 9 individuals identified with the same epilepsy-causing genetic variant.

Patient Ryan’s genomic result (see highlight story) led to the cancelling of major brain surgery and complete cessation of his severe seizures.


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