Webinars

Insights into the Importance of Genetic Testing in Epilepsy

Date: Monday, June 12, 2017

Author: Smith, Lacey , MS, CGC
Licensed Genetic Counselor
Epilepsy Genetics Program
Department of Neurology
Boston Children's Hospital  
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Category: Webinar

Description: Lacy Smith, genetic counselor with Boston Children’s Hospital’s Epilepsy Genetics Program and Athena Diagnostics’ genetic counselor Susan Hahn describes the etiology of epilepsy, and the variability in genetic testing approaches as well as discusses the role of genetic testing in the clinical evaluation of idiopathic and syndromic epilepsy.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Describe the etiology of epilepsy
- Discuss the role of genetic testing in the clinical evaluation of idiopathic and syndromic epilepsy
- Describe the variability in genetic testing approaches