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Charlotte Dravet

Born  1936

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French psychiatrist and epileptologist, born July 14, 1936.

Biography of Charlotte Dravet

From 1965 to 2000 Charlotte Dravet worked in the Centre St. Paul at the University of Marseille, where Henri Jean Pascal Gastaut (1915-1995) and J. Roger were among her colleagues.

We thank Dr. Günter Krämer, Zürich, Switzerland, for information submitted.


  • C. Dravet:
    Les epilepsies graves de l’enfant. Vie Médicale 1978, 8: 543–548.

  • C. Dravet, J. Roger, M. Bureau, B. Dalla Bernardina:
    Myoclonic epilepsies in childhood.
    In H. Aki-moto, H. Kazamatsuri, M. Seino, A. A. Ward Jr, editors: Advances in Epileptology, The XII-Ith Epilepsy International Symposium. New York, Raven Press 1982: 135–140
  • P. Genton, M. T. Medina, J. Roger, C. Dravet et al.
    The spectrum of idiopathic generalized epilepsies: study of 230 prospectively clasified consecutive cases. Epilepsia, 1991, 32 (supplement 3): 45.
  • C. Dravet, C. Julian, C. Legras, A. Magaudda, R, Guerrini, P. Genton, S. Soulayrol, N Giraud, E. Mesdjian, G. Trentin, et al.
    Epilepsy, antiepileptic drugs, and malformations in children of women with epilepsy: a French prospective cohort study.
    Neurology, Minneapolis, 1992, 42 (No. 4: Supplement 5): 75-82.
  • P. Lerman:
    Benign partial epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes.
    In J. Roger, M. Bureau, C. Dravet, et al, editors: Epileptic syndromes in infancy, childhood and adolescence. 2nd edition pp. 189-200. London: John Libbey & Co. Ltd. 1992.
  • J. Roger, P. Genton, M. Bureau, C. Dravet:
    Progressive myoclonus epilepsies in childhood and adolescence.
    In: J. Roger. M. Bureau, C. Dravet, F. E. Dreifuss, A. Perret , P. Wolf, editors: Epileptic syndromes in infancy: childhood and adolescence.
  • J. Roger, M. Bureau, C. Dravet, Fritz Emanuel Dreifuss (1926-1997), A. Perret, P. Wolf, editors:
    Epileptic Syndromes in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence.
    London: John Libbey, 1985. 2nd edition, 1992; 3rd edition 2002.
  • P. Loiseau:
    Childhood absence epilepsy.
    In J. Roger, M. Bureau, C. Dravet, et al, editors: Epileptic syndromes in infancy, childhood and adolescence.
    2nd edition, 1992, London: John Libbey & Co. Ltd. Pp. 135-150.
  • J. Roger, P. Genton, M. Bureau, M. T. Medina, C. Dravet:
    La nueva clasificación de las epilepsias y de los síndromes epilépticos adoptan en nueva Delhi en 1989. Revista ecuatoriana de neurologia, 1992, 1: 3-13.
  • C. Dravet, R. Guerrini, J. Mancini, A. Saltarelli, M. O. Livet, and M. C. Galland:
    Different outcomes of epilepsy due to cortical dysplastic lesions.
    In R. Guerrini, editor: Dysplasias of Cerebral Cortex and Epilepsy. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1996.
  • R. Guerrini, T. M. DeLorey, P. Bonanni, A. Moncla, C. Dravet, G. Suise, Suisse, M. O. Livet, M. Bureau, P. Malzac, P. Genton, P. Thomas, F. Sartucci, P. Simi, and J. M. Serratosa:
    Cortical myoclonus of Angelman syndrome.
    Annals of Neurology, Boston, 1996, 40: 39-48.
  • Pierre Labauge, Réda Ouazzani, Amel Mrabet, Djamel Grid, Pierre Genton, Charlotte Dravet, Taieb Chkili, Corrine Beck, Catherine Buresi, Michel Baldy Moulinier, Alain Malafosse:
    Allelic Heterogeneity of Mediterranean Myoclonus and the Cystatin B Gene.
    Annals of Neurology, Boston, 1997, 41 : 686-689.
  • P. Wolf
    Epilepsy with grand mal on awakening.
    In J. Roger, M. Bureau, C. Dravet, et al. (Eds.), Epileptic syndromes in infancy, childhood and adolescence. London: John Libbey & Co.Ltd. 2nd edition, 1997, pp. 329-342.
  • J. M. Serratosa, P. Gomez-Garre, M. E. Gallardo, B. Anta, D. Beltran-Valero deBernabe, D. Lindhout, P. B. Augustijn, C. A. Tassinari, R. Michelucci, R. M. A. Malafosse, M. Topcu, D. Grid, C. Dravet, S. F. Berkovic, S. Rodriguez de Cordoba:
    A novel proteintyrosine phosphatase gene is mutated in progressive myoclonusepilepsy of the Lafora type (EPM2).
    Human Molecular Genetics, Oxford, 1999, 8: 345-352.
  • C. Dravet, M. Bureau, H. Oguni, Y. Fukuyama, O. Cokar:
    Severe myoclonic epilepsy in infancy (Dravet syndrome).
    In J. Roger, M. Bureau, Ch. Dravet, P. Genton, C. A. Tassinari, P. Wolf, editors: Epileptic Syndromes in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence. 3rd edition. Eastleigh, John Libbey & Co Ltd 2002: 81–103.

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