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Life with epilepsy: Lisa’s story

Lisa was diagnosed with a form of epilepsy called transient epileptic amnesia (TEA). This National Epilepsy Week, Lisa is sharing her story of living with TEA, why she thinks the involvement of people with lived experience of a condition is so important and her hopes for future research.

London Marathon 2024: Kieran’s story

Tragically, Keiran lost his sister Rebecca to epilepsy and in this piece, he talks about the impact of this loss on his family and why he decided to raise funds for research in Rebecca’s memory.

London Marathon 2024: Georgi’s story

Georgi’s partner George is joining #TeamScience for the London Marathon 2024. In this piece, Georgi shares her perspective on the reality of life with epilepsy and how she’s not let the condition stop her from achieving her dreams.

Life with epilepsy: Nic’s story

Nic lives with #epilepsy and is a member of the Institute’s Shape Network #PPIE group. In this piece, Nic shares her experience of our Application Clinics to assess research proposals and how much being involved in research means to her.

Life with epilepsy: Paul’s story

In this piece, Paul discussed the impact of treatment-resistant epilepsy on his life since the accident and his participation in the UK Epilepsy Priority setting Partnership (PSP).


Yvonne experienced absence seizures as a young child, but went on to live seizure-free from the age of nine until last year. While at home with her family during lockdown, she experienced a series of frightening seizures which left her hospitalised.