Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes recurring, unprovoked seizures affecting over 50 million people worldwide.

Now a global team of researchers from the International League Against Epilepsy have conducted the largest ever genetic study of epilepsy which could inform developments of new treatments.

So what are the significance of these new findings?

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Produced By: Toni Pankaluic

Featured In Story: Karen Oliver – Research fellow from the University of Melbourne

First aired on The Wire, Monday 4 September 2023