Understanding clinical variability for variants in the same gene

Understanding clinical variability for variants in the same gene - Prof Lynette Sadleir

Prof Lynette Sadleir discusses how variants in genes such as SCN2A can lead to different clinical presentations.

Professor Lynette Sadleir joined the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Otago, Wellington in 1999 following an Epilepsy Fellowship at British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital. In her clinical role as a paediatric epileptologist, she diagnoses and manages children with epilepsy. She is a physician scientist with expertise in epilepsy phenotyping and epilepsy genetics. She is the Director of the Epilepsy Research Group at the University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand. The Epilepsy Research Group is committed to improving the quality of life for individuals with epilepsy and their families. Her main research  focus is identifying new and defining emerging epilepsy syndromes and finding their genetic causes.

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