Journal article

Missense mutations in the sodium-gated potassium channel gene KCNT1 cause severe autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy

Sarah E Heron, Katherine R Smith, Melanie Bahlo, Lino Nobili, Esther Kahana, Laura Licchetta, Karen L Oliver, Aziz Mazarib, Zaid Afawi, Amos Korczyn, Giuseppe Plazzi, Steven Petrou, Samuel F Berkovic, Ingrid E Scheffer, Leanne M Dibbens

Nature Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the affected individuals and their families for their participation in this study, and B. Johns and R. Schultz for technical assistance. This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (Program Grant 628952 to S.F.B., I.E.S., S.P. and L.M.D., Program Grant 490037 to M.B., Training Fellowship 1016715 to S.E.H., Senior Research Fellowship 1005050 to S.P., Australia Fellowship 466671 to S.F.B., Practitioner Fellowship 1006110 to I.E.S. and Career Development Fellowship 1032603 to L.M.D.). The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is supported by Victorian State government infrastructure funds. K.R.S. is supported by a PhD scholarship funded by the Pratt Foundation. M.B. is supported by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship FT100100764. Work by K.R.S. and M.B. was also supported by Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure and Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council Independent Research Institutes Infrastructure Support Scheme (IRIISS) funding. The study was approved by the Human Research Ethics Committees of Austin Health and the University of South Australia. Informed consent was obtained from all participants or their parents or guardians.