Projects funded





Dates funded

Epilepsy Mortality in Ireland Dr Yvonne Langan St James’s Hospital/ Trinity College in collaboration with HRB 2020-
An Analysis of the Current Implementation and Societal Impact of Group 1 and Group 2 Driving Restrictions in both Newly Diagnosed and Established Patients with Epilepsy Prof Norman Delanty Beaumont Hospital/ RCSI 2020-2021
The microbiome as an environmental trigger for autoimmune epilepsy Dr Gianpiero Cavalleri RCSI 2018 - 2021
Co-producing health and well-being in partnership with patients, families and communities: The role of the epilepsy patient portal Dr Mary Fitzsimons RCSI 2018 - 2020

MicroRNAs in the mechanism of ketogenic diet therapies and as biomarkers in paediatric epilepsy

Prof David Henshall


2016 – 2019

Can Dogs Predict Epileptic Seizures

Neil Powell

Queens University Belfast


Epilepsy Deaths Register for Ireland


UCC/ Sheffield University

2015 -

MicroRNA Biofluid Profiles as Molecular Diagnostics for Response to the Antiepileptic Drug Leveteracitam

Sinead Heavin


2014 – 2016

The Collaborative Development of an Evidence-based Educational Resource for Self-disclosure Strategies for People With Epilepsy

Dr Naomi Elliott

Trinity College Dublin

2014 – 2016

An evaluation of the role of the Epilepsy Specialist Nurse and the impact on patient quality of life.

Prof Agnes Higgins

Trinity College Dublin

2013 - 2016

Demystify the veil of secrecy: a mixed method inquiry of parent-child dialogue about epilepsy and its associated stigma.

Dr Veronica Lambert

Dublin City University

2013- 2016

Genome-wide DNA methylation analysis of hippocampus from patients with pharmacoresistant temporal lobe epilepsy

Prof David Henshall


2012 -2013

A pharmacogenomic study of chronic refractory epilepsy

Dr Gianpiero Cavalleri


2010 - 2012

Baroreflex sensitivity in individuals with epilepsy: Does it play a role in SUDEP?

Dr Yvonne Langan

St James’s Hospital

2010 - 2012

Heritability of cognitive endophenotypes in temporal lobe epilepsy

Dr Teresa Burke,

University College Dublin

2010 – 2011

The Prevalence of Epilepsy in Ireland Study

Dr Christine Linehan

University College Dublin