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Important clue found to origins, potential new treatments for epilepsy

By John Fox
Staff Writer

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A team of Korean researchers has used gene knockout techniques in mice to gain an improved understanding of the role played by the thalamic reticular nucleus (TRN) in absence seizures, which may lead to the development of effective new treatment methods for that form of epilepsy.

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