A major international study based in Ireland has reported exciting new discoveries which could lead to the development of new drugs to treat epilepsy.
The findings of the study are the culmination of seven years of research involving 35 scientists across eight European countries and was co-ordinated right here in Ireland by both FutureNeuro and the RCSI.
Epilepsy Ireland are currently seeking candidates for the post of Community Resource Officer for the North Cork Region. Our team of Community Resource Officers are the front line of our service who provide support and advice for people with epilepsy and their families on how best to manage their condition.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday 12th August 2020 with interviews set to be held during the week of the 24th August.
We previously posted in our news section about the Awesme Study from DCU PHD student Orla Mooney.
World Brain Day 2020 takes place on July 2nd and the theme of the day is #SAVEMYCHARITY & #ONEWORDFORCOVID. We are supporting our colleauges in the Neurological Alliance of Ireland with their campaign to raise awareness of how those with neurological conditions are managing during this pandemic and also, how the pandemic has impacted on our own organisation.
In response to today's developments in the UK regarding the publication of a two year inquiry into how the British healthcare system responded to reports from patients regarding sodium valproate - and which has subsequently recommended that the British Government apologise to those who have been impacted by exposure to sodium valproate in utero - we have immediately written jointly with