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Decade in review—epilepsy

Edging toward breakthroughs in epilepsy diagnostics and care

The past decade has yielded a host of important conceptual advances in epilepsy, along with some promising findings related to diagnostics and therapeutics. We are on an upswing where precise identification of the cause of a patient's seizure disorder can be matched to therapy that has a high likelihood of success.

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D.H.L. has received research grants from the NIH (U01NS077274 and U01NS077276).

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Lowenstein, D. Edging toward breakthroughs in epilepsy diagnostics and care. Nat Rev Neurol 11, 616–617 (2015).

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