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.
Do you think you know it all? Do you have all the general knowledge in the world? :)
Well, we'd love to see you put your money where your mouth is. Gather up a team of four and join us for our annual quiz night on November 7th.
Taking place in D2 in Harcourt Street, team entry(4 people) costs just €50 and there will be a fantastic array of prizes on the night. We're delighted to have our long serving patron Rick O'Shea joining as MC on the night.
Our National Conference took place in Cork this past weekend with over 200 attendee's from across the Country joining us for a day of discussion & learning on Epilepsy.
The Health Products Regulatory Authority have confirmed that there is a shortage of Mysoline (Primidone) 250mg in Ireland.
Manufacturing delays have been cited as the reason behind the delay and the expected return date of the drug is the end of December 2019.