Journal article

Balance impairment in chronic antiepileptic drug users: A twin and sibling study

Sandra J Petty, Keith D Hill, Natalie E Haber, Lynda M Paton, Kate M Lawrence, Samuel F Berkovic, Markus J Seibel, Terence J O'Brien, John D Wark

Epilepsia | WILEY | Published : 2010


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank the twins and siblings for participating in the study; Ms. Leslie Dowson for assistance with administration at NARI: Ms. Lit Kim Chin and Ms. Mary Sakellarides for assistance with recruitment; Ms. Wendy Cadd and members of the Wark group for assistance with Mail outs; Prof. Stephen Lord and Dr. Connic Vogler (POWMRI) for training and assistance with Lord's balance kit equipment: Dr. James Modzelewski. Molecular Bone Biology Unit, ANZAC Research Institute, University of Sydney; Ms. Marnie Collins. (Statistical Consulting Service,The University of Melbourne) for assistance with the REML analysis technique.This work was supported by a project grant from The National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia): The ANZ Charitable Tursts; and Victor Harley Grants-m-Aid of The Royal Melbourne Hospital. Dr. Sandra Petty Was Supported by it National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Medical Research Scholarship.We confirm that we have read (fie Journal's position on issues involved in ethical publication and affirm that this report is consistent with those guidelines.