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Recent Research Projects

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Early Onset Epilepsy Database

A prospective study of all early life epilepsies focused on their evaluations, diagnoses, treatments, and early outcomes.  Children from birth to 3 years of age with new onset epilepsy were followed prospectively for one year. Several publications have resulted from this project including: Early-Life Epilepsies and the Emerging Role of Genetic Testing. Berg AT, Coryell


Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Dravet Syndrome: A North American Consensus.

Developing standards of care and identifying priority areas for research using a modified Delphi process.  This project incorporated expert opinion from providers and patient’s families in North America to identify areas of consensus regarding evaluation of Dravet syndrome, use of genetic testing, treatment and ongoing management. Optimizing the Diagnosis and Management of Dravet Syndrome: Recommendations