For millions of Americans who suffer from epilepsy, advanced monitoring is essential for diagnosis and effective treatment. But in New Jersey, accessing these services is difficult for patients from racial and ethnic minority groups, according to a Rutgers study. “Our data suggest that there are substantial inequities in access to specialty epilepsy care in New Jersey, and these differences appear to be influenced by race, ethnicity and insurance type,” said Brad K. Kamitaki, an assistant professor of neurology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and lead author of the study, published in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior. To read the full story.