Anna Williams is a content specialist in the medical school’s Office of Communications. She writes news stories about basic science and clinical research, as well as events, education and faculty news. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from New York University. email@example.com
A team of scientists has discovered that in children with epilepsy thought to be caused by a spontaneous mutation, about 10 percent of parents in fact carry the same variant in a small proportion of their own cells.