Nature Reviews Neurology

Epilepsy in 2017: Precision medicine drives epilepsy classification and therapy

19 January, 2018

Sameer M. Zuberi and Andreas Brunklaus

Nature Reviews Neurology 14, 67-68 (2018) doi: 10.1038/nrneuol.2017.190

2017 saw the publication of new classifications for epilepsy and seizure types, which emphasize the importance of understanding the underlying disease mechanisms. This aetiology-based approach is already beginning to inform developments in therapies and trial design in the epilepsies.