Decade in review-epilepsy: edging toward breakthroughs in epilepsy diagnostics and care

Nat Rev Neurol. 2015 Nov;11(11):616-7. doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2015.193. Epub 2015 Oct 13.


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.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain / physiopathology
  • Epilepsy / diagnosis*
  • Epilepsy / genetics
  • Epilepsy / physiopathology
  • Epilepsy / therapy*
  • Humans