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SLC13A5 Epilepsy

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We are committed to finding a cure for SLC13A5 Epilepsy.

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SLC13A5 Epilepsy, also known as SLC13A5 Deficiency or Citrate Transporter Disorder, is a newly discovered genetic cause of epilepsy. Through community support and your generosity, we are helping children affected by SLC13A5 Epilepsy through cutting-edge, patient-centered research, and by connecting families, doctors, and researchers to improve diagnosis and care – and ultimately find a cure.