A new gene therapy treatment for temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) could be developed according to new research by a German/ Austrian team.
An emerging study has established the structure of a protein in our cells which could help improve epilepsy treatments in the future.
Researchers in the United States working out of the UT Southwestern Medical Center used advanced microscope technology in order to establish the structure of Potassium Chloride Cotransporter 1 (KCC1).
Epilepsy Ireland were delighted to recently attend and assist with a presentation on epilepsy awareness & training for police officers from across the globe at an International Police Association (IPA) seminar on “First Responders to a mass causality event”.
We attended the seminar at the invitation of Garda Larry Hoey, a serving member of An Garda Síochána based in Phoenix Park and a member of the IPA.
A new study published recently in the journal, Epilepsy & Behaviour, has pointed to the use of the medication brivaracetam (Briviact) as a potential adjunctive treatment for those with drug –resistant epilepsy who cannot tolerate the drug levetiracetam (Keppra).
Our annual Fundraising week, Rose Week is just around the corner. Our fundraising team at Epilepsy Ireland has been hard at work recruiting volunteers the length and breadth of the country to help support this vital fundraising drive for Epilepsy Ireland.
An international art competition has been launched to celebrate International Epilepsy Day 2020 and it's open to everyone!
There are three categories:
-Under 8's (as of 31/12/19)
-Between 8 & 15 (as of 31/12/19)
-16 and over (as of 31/12/19)
Epilepsy Ireland are delighted to officially invite applications for our 7th research funding call.
In conjunction with Health Research Charities Ireland (formerly MRCG) and the Health Research Board, we are proud to have invested over €1million into research on epilepsy related projects since we made our first funding call a decade ago.