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Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Jennifer Kearney and Colleagues, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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.

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