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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.


Iain shares about his daughter Isabelle and her story, and why supporting research is so important to them. 


Josefina says epilepsy has had a huge impact on her sleep. Josefina discusses the link between epilepsy and sleep, and how it differs for everyone. 


Rebecca joined our SHAPE NETWORK Steering Group to help develop the strategy for the network. Here, Rebecca explains why she wanted to be part of this network and why it’s so important for those affected by epilepsy to become involved in research.