Jennifer Kearney and Colleagues, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (image) Vanderbilt University Medical Center Share Print E-Mail Caption Vanderbilt University investigators have identified a new gene that can influence a person's risk for developing epilepsy. (front row, left to right) Alison Miller, Jennifer Kearney, Ph.D., Courtney Campbell; (back row, left to right) Benjamin Jorge, Alfred George Jr., M.D. Credit Vanderbilt University/Susan Urmy Usage Restrictions Please credit Vanderbilt University Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.