Background, history and diagnosis

Focus on three important themes of Dravet syndrome: early diagnosis, genetic testing, and the impact of seizures and complications on family life.


These three clinical papers have been chosen by our experts to give you the opportunity to explore these topics in greater depth. They cover the history of Dravet syndrome, clinical and genetic factors, and burden of illness and quality of life.


This infographic provides you with a summary document of facts and figures covering the background, history, diagnosis, genetic testing and family impact of Dravet syndrome.

KOL Commentaries

In this video, Professor Stéphane Auvin, Professor Julia Jacobs and Dr Nicola Specchio discuss key challenges in Dravet syndrome relating to diagnosis, genetic testing and family impact.

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