Clinical utility and cost-effectiveness of genomic sequencing for epilepsy

Research Opportunity
PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Project Status
Medicine and Radiology
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Patrick Kwan Personal web page

Project Details

Genetic variants have been found to cause epilepsy as well as affect how people respond to treatment. Whole exome sequencing is a new method of genetic testing that has the advantage of being able to screen all the genes in a person. Currently it is mainly being used for research purposes.

The purpose of this prospective study is to find out whether genomic sequencing offers value for money when used in the clinical setting to help diagnose people with epilepsy.

Faculty Research Themes


School Research Themes

Neuroscience & Psychiatry

Research Opportunities

PhD, Masters by Research, Honours
Graduate Research Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other Graduate Research requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

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Key Contact

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Medicine and Radiology

Research Group / Unit / Centre

Epilepsy and Precision Medicine

Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital

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