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Epilepsy Research Institute wins Aisling Burnand Award for best film celebrating charity collaboration

The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) announced earlier this year the Aisling Burnand Award in honour of their previous CEO, who pas...

The Institute welcomes new members to Scientific Advisory Committee

The Epilepsy Research Institute is delighted to welcome nine new researchers to our Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). The new members include re...
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EpiSafe project launched to create personalised care for pregnant women with epilepsy

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has invested over £2.7 million in research aiming to reduce maternal mortality risk and ...
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In case you missed it… the Institute featured on BBC’s The One Show 

This week the Epilepsy Research Institute and our Founding Partners Young Epilepsy featured in a segment on BBC One’s The One Show, as part of Inte...
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Giving Tuesday: Institute Founding Funder Anna’s story

It’s Giving Tuesday, so we sat down with one of the Institute’s Founding Funders, Anna, to discuss her experience of developing epilepsy in adultho...
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Have your say on the research we fund

Central to the work of the Epilepsy Research Institute is a culture of advocating and actioning the research priorities of people affected by epile...

Why do seizures occur in babies?

When epilepsy starts in the first year of life, it can be difficult to treat and have a huge impact on the baby and their family. Dr Amy McTague’s ...
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Finding new treatment targets for tuberous sclerosis complex

Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a genetic condition causing non-cancerous (benign) tumours to develop in different parts of the body, including...
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