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Transcranial magnetic stimulation as a biomarker of treatment response in children with epilepsy.

Dev Med Child Neurol 2020 Feb 24. Epub 2020 Feb 24.

NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at University College London Hospitals, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dmcn.14496DOI Listing
February 2020

Intronic ATTTC repeat expansions in STARD7 in familial adult myoclonic epilepsy linked to chromosome 2.

Nat Commun 2019 10 29;10(1):4920. Epub 2019 Oct 29.

Adelaide Medical School and Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 5005, SA, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-12671-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6820779PMC
October 2019

Correction: The landscape of epilepsy-related GATOR1 variants.

Genet Med 2019 Aug;21(8):1896

Sorbonne Université, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR S 1127, F-75013 Paris, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41436-018-0325-9DOI Listing
August 2019

Treatment of Epileptic Encephalopathies.

Curr Pharm Des 2017 ;23(37):5667-5690

Neuroscience Department, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.

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http://www.eurekaselect.com/154786/article
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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1381612823666170809115827DOI Listing
July 2019

Correction to: The landscape of epilepsy-related GATOR1 variants.

Genet Med 2019 Jul;21(7):1671

Sorbonne Université, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR S 1127, F-75013, Paris, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41436-018-0284-1DOI Listing
July 2019

Drug-resistant epilepsy, early-onset hypertension and white matter lesions: a hidden paraganglioma.

BMJ Case Rep 2019 Jun 21;12(6). Epub 2019 Jun 21.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-228348DOI Listing
June 2019

Clinical spectrum of -related epileptic disorders.

Neurology 2019 03 8;92(11):e1238-e1249. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

From the University of Tübingen (S. Wolking, J.M., Y.G.W., H.L., J.S.), Department of Neurology and Epileptology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, Tübingen, Germany; Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (P.M.), University of Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette; Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics Unit and Laboratories (D.M., R.G., C.M.), Children's Hospital Anna Meyer, University of Florence, Italy; Danish Epilepsy Centre (R.S.M.), Dianalund; Institute for Regional Health Services (R.S.M.), University of Southern Denmark, Odense; Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy (S.B.), UCL Institute of Neurology and Epilepsy Society, UK, London; Division of Neurology (K.L.H., I.H.), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA; Department of Pediatric Neurology (C.D.A.), Centre de Compétences Maladies Rares, CHU Besançon; Service de Génétique (N.C.), Hospices Civils des Lyon, Bron; GENDEV Team (N.C.), Neurosciences Research Center of Lyon, Bron, France; Neuropediatric Clinic and Clinic for Neurorehabilitation (K.S.), Epilepsy Center for Children and Adolescents, Schoen Klinik Vogtareuth, Germany; Beaumont Hospital (P.W.-W.), Dublin, Ireland; Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, Institute of Human Genetics (B.A.M.), Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics (A.N.), and Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics, and Institute of Human Genetics (M.R.C.), University of California, San Francisco; Department of Neurology (W.V.P.), University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium; Department of Pediatrics (L.L.S.), Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark; King's College Hospital (S.O., E.H., S.G., D.K.P.), London; Evelina London Children's Hospital (S.O., E.H., S.G.), London, UK; Section of Genetics (K.B., M.S.S.), Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado and Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora; Clinique Bernoise Montana (T.D.), Crans-Montana, Switzerland; Department of Neuropediatrics (H.M.), University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany; National Institute for Health Research Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics (A.T.P., S.J.L.K., J.C.T.) and Department of Oncology (D.V.V.), University of Oxford, UK; Epilepsy Center (M.P.C.), Health Sciences Department, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan; Child Neuropsychiatry (F.D.), Department of Surgical Sciences, Dentistry, Gynecology and Pediatrics, University of Verona, Italy; Departments of Neurology and Clinical Genomics (R.H.G.) and Health Sciences Research and Clinical Genomics (E.W.K., C.K.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Ambry Genetics (Z.P.), Aliso Viejo, CA; Department of Clinical Neuroscience (S.T.), King's College London; New Medicines (M.A., D.M.), UCB Pharma, Slough, UK; Neuropediatric Clinic and Clinic for Neurorehabilitation (G.J.K.), Epilepsy Center for Children and Adolescents, Schoen Klinik Vogtareuth, Germany; Research Institute for Rehabilitation, Transition and Palliation (G.J.K.), PMU Salzburg, Austria; Department of Neurology (D.H.L.), University of California, San Francisco; Neurogenetics Group (S. Weckhuysen), Center for Molecular Neurology, VIB, Antwerp; Laboratory of Neurogenetics (S. Weckhuysen), Institute Born-Bunge, University of Antwerp; Department of Neurology (S. Weckhuysen), Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium; Department of Basic & Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (D.K.P.), MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders (D.K.P.), King's College London, UK; Evelina London Children's Hospital (D.K.P.), London, UK; Department of Neuropediatrics (I.H.), University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany; Institute of Neuroscience (R.H.T.), Henry Wellcome Building, Newcastle University; Neurology Research Group (M.I.R.), Institute of Life Science, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea, UK; Service de Génétique (G.L.), Hospices Civils des Lyon, Bron; GENDEV Team (G.L.), Neurosciences Research Center of Lyon, Bron, France; NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre (S.M.S.), UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK; Cologne Center for Genomics (D.L.), University of Cologne, Germany; Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research (D.L.) and Program in Medical and Population Genetics (D.L.), Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge; Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit (D.L.), Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6511102PMC
March 2019

The landscape of epilepsy-related GATOR1 variants.

Genet Med 2019 02 10;21(2):398-408. Epub 2018 Aug 10.

Sorbonne Université, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR S 1127, F-75013, Paris, France.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41436-018-0060-2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41436-018-0060-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6292495PMC
February 2019

Neurologic phenotypes associated with / mutations: Expanding the spectrum of disease.

Neurology 2018 11 9;91(22):e2078-e2088. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

From the Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy (S.Z., Z.M., L.H.-H., S.K., S. Balestrini, S.M.S.) and Division of Neuropathology (Z.M., M.T.), UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK; Clinic of Neurology (S.Z.), Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy; Department of Pediatric Neurology and Neurological Rehabilitation (C.S., T.H., P.W., G.J.K.) and Neurosurgery Clinic and Clinic for Epilepsy Surgery (M.K.), Schön Klinik Vogtareuth; Department of Pediatrics (C.S., M.S.), Children's Hospital Augsburg, Germany; UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (J.R.N., K.V., S.M.V., J.H.C.), London, UK; Paediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics Unit and Laboratories (D.M., R.G.), A. Meyer Children's Hospital, University of Florence, Italy; Chalfont Centre for Epilepsy (Z.M., L.H.-H., S.K., S. Balestrini, S.M.S.), Chalfont-St-Peter, Buckinghamshire, UK; CeGaT-Center for Genomics and Transcriptomics (A.P., S. Biskup), Tübingen, Germany; Neurogenetics Unit (M.L.), Department of Medical Genetics, Hospital de São João, Porto, Portugal; Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (J.G.), University Medical Center Göttingen; Hospital for Children and Adolescents (A.M.), University Clinic Leipzig, Germany; Freiburg Medical Laboratory (M.J.), Dubai; The Danish Epilepsy Centre (R.S.M., E.G.), Dianalund; Institute for Regional Health Services (R.S.M., E.G.), University of Southern Denmark, Odense; Department of Clinical Genetics (B.S.K.), Odense University Hospital; Hans Christian Andersen Children's Hospital (L.K.H.), Odense, Denmark; Pediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit (M.S.V., P.S.), Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, and Maternal and Child Health, University of Genoa "G. Gaslini" Institute, Italy; Division of Neurology (K.L.H.), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA; Department of Neurology (S.D., C.L.S.-H.), Division of Neurogenetics, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD; Center for Genomic Medicine (N.H.-F.), Tohoku University; Department of Pediatrics (N.H.-F.), Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan; Department of Pediatrics (T.T., R.L.) and Institute of Clinical Medicine (K.O.), University of Tartu; Children's Clinic (T.T., R.L.), Department of Radiology (P.I.), and Department of Clinical Genetics, United Laboratories (K.O.), Tartu University Hospital, Estonia; Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (I.K.); Department of Pediatric Neurology (A.H.), Clinic Traunstein; Children's Hospital (M.K.), Dr. Horst Schmidt Klinik, Wiesbaden; Altona Children's Hospital (J.H.), Hamburg; Department of Pediatrics (C. Makowski), Technische Universität München, Germany; Department of Clinical Genetics (S.G.), Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards; John Hunter Children's Hospital (G.M.S.), New Lambton Heights, New South Wales, Australia; Department of Neurology (R.T.), University Hospital of Wales; Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences (R.H.T.), Cardiff University; Division of Neuroradiology (C. Micallef), National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London; Department of Brain Repair & Rehabilitation (D.J.W.), Stroke Research Centre, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK; Paracelsus Medical University (G.J.K.), Salzburg, Austria; and IRCCS Stella Maris Foundation (R.G.), Pisa, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000006567DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6282239PMC
November 2018

Pharmacogenomics in epilepsy.

Neurosci Lett 2018 02 10;667:27-39. Epub 2017 Jan 10.

NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre, Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, and Epilepsy Society, Chalfont-St-Peter, Bucks, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2017.01.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5846849PMC
February 2018

From Cannabis to Cannabidiol to Treat Epilepsy, Where Are We?

Curr Pharm Des 2016 ;22(42):6426-6433

Department of Science of Health, School of Medicine, University of Catanzaro, Via T. Campanella, 115; 88100 Catanzaro, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1381612822666160831122722DOI Listing
December 2017

The challenges of treating epilepsy with 25 antiepileptic drugs.

Pharmacol Res 2016 05 16;107:211-219. Epub 2016 Mar 16.

Epilepsy Centre, Department of Neuroscience, Odontostomatology and Reproductive Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phrs.2016.03.016DOI Listing
May 2016

Retinal nerve fibre layer thinning is associated with drug resistance in epilepsy.

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2016 Apr 17;87(4):396-401. Epub 2015 Apr 17.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jnnp-2015-310521DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4819648PMC
April 2016

Structural imaging biomarkers of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

Brain 2015 Oct 10;138(Pt 10):2907-19. Epub 2015 Aug 10.

1 NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre, Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology, London WC1N 3BG, UK 2 Epilepsy Society, Chalfont St Peter SL9 0RJ, UK 4 The Centre for SUDEP Research, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/brain/awv233DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4671481PMC
October 2015

Multimodal responses induced by cortical stimulation of the parietal lobe: a stereo-electroencephalography study.

Brain 2015 Sep 29;138(Pt 9):2596-607. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

2 'Claudio Munari' Epilepsy Surgery Centre, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/brain/awv187DOI Listing
September 2015

Applying a perceptions and practicalities approach to understanding nonadherence to antiepileptic drugs.

Epilepsia 2015 Sep 27;56(9):1398-407. Epub 2015 Jul 27.

Epilepsy Society, Chalfont St. Peter, Bucks, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/epi.13097DOI Listing
September 2015

Coasting, embryo development and outcomes of blastocyst transfer: a case-control study.

Reprod Biomed Online 2014 Aug 15;29(2):231-8. Epub 2014 May 15.

Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, England, United Kingdom; Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Women's Health Research Unit, Barts The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University, London E1 2AB, United Kingdom; Honoraray Clinical Senior Lecturer, The Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, England, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rbmo.2014.04.014DOI Listing
August 2014

Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in multiple sclerosis: dichotomy between subjective and objective outcome scores.

Neurol Sci 2013 Dec 10;34(12):2205-10. Epub 2013 May 10.

Clinic of Neurology, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Polytechnic University of Marche, Via Conca 71, 60100, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10072-013-1450-5DOI Listing
December 2013

Severe carotid stenosis and impaired cerebral hemodynamics can influence cognitive deterioration.

Neurology 2013 Jun 26;80(23):2145-50. Epub 2013 Apr 26.

Neurological Clinic, Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0b013e318295d71aDOI Listing
June 2013

One-year progression of moderate asymptomatic carotid stenosis predicts the risk of vascular events.

Stroke 2013 Mar 3;44(3):792-4. Epub 2013 Jan 3.

Neurological Clinic, Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.112.671461DOI Listing
March 2013