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Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Epilepsy

Edited by Zaid Afawi, ISBN 978-953-307-700-0, 204 pages, Publisher: Intech, Chapters published September 15, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1138

This book on Epilepsy was conceived and produced as a source of information on wide range of issues in epilepsy. We hope that it will help health care providers in daily practices and increase their understanding on diagnosis and treatment of epilepsies. The book was designed as an update for neuroscientists who are interested in epilepsy, primary care physicians and students in health care professions.

Dr. Zaid Afawi

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Dr. Zaid Afawi received his MD with honors from the University of Napoli Federico II, Italy and MPH from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. During his PhD at Tel-Aviv University he worked with an Australian group and together they discovered new genes and new mutations. He is currently a coordinator of research on genetics of epilepsy in Tel-Aviv Medical Center and Tel-Aviv Medical School University; and a member of staff in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel.

Education

  • 1979 – 1983

    Te-Sheva school, Tel-Sheva

  • 1986 - 1993

    Medicina e chirurgia, Universita' di Napoli II policlinico, Napoli

    medicina

  • 2008 – 2011

    Medicin, Tel-Aviv Medical school, Tel-Aviv

    Neurology

Edited Books

  • Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Epilepsy

    This book on Epilepsy was conceived and produced as a source of information on wide range of issues in epilepsy. We hope that it will help health care providers in daily practices and increase their understanding on diagnosis and treatment of epilepsies. The book was designed as an update for neuroscientists who are interested in epilepsy, primary care physicians and students in health care professions.