Taking the pulse – attitudes towards genetic testing in the epilepsies

Peds vs. adult. On the same day that we pioneered the concept of epilepsy genetics clinic within an adult neurology setting, our survey of attitudes towards genetic testing in adult and pediatric epileptologists came online. How big is the difference in how we perceive the genetic component towards genetic factors in epilepsy in a pediatric and adult neurology setting? Our survey assessing all major epilepsy centers in the US suggests that we are worlds apart. Continue reading