Dr Dixon-Salazar has a unique and inspirational personal story. When her daughter Savannah was diagnosed with a rare but severe form of epilepsy, she began a 12-year journey from stay-at-home mum to Ph.D. neuroscientist and epilepsy genetics researcher.
On International Epilepsy Day today, the HSE's Chief Information Officer, Richard Corbridge will announce details of the HSE's new Epilepsy Lighthouse Project. The announcement will be made at Epilepsy Ireland's Epilepsy Research Explained event this evening at the RCSI in Dublin.
Epilepsy Ireland held a Family Fun Event in Wicklow Bowl on Saturday 17th of October 2015.
The Family Fun Day to Dublin zoo was a great success with a record turnout of 135 people attending.
Epilepsy Ireland and Headway have joined forces today to launch an innovative new public awareness campaign called I See Beyond (#iseebeyond). The campaign focuses on raising awareness of hidden disabilities like epilepsy and acquired brain injury and the challenges these conditions can present in day to day life.
International Epilepsy Day takes place on February 8th. Find out what's happening in your area.
Epilepsy Ireland and Headway have joined forces to raise awareness of hidden disabilities. The I See Beyond campaign will be launched on Wednesday February 3rd by the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar.
Kathryn Foley pictured with Martina, Manager of Tesco's, New Street, Killarney presenting a cheque of 162 euros to Epilepsy Ireland from their community fund in January 2016.
Epilepsy day 2015- Killarney support group
An online brain training technique that increases alertness but calms the brain is showing promising results in helping people with epilepsy to control their seizures.