Rare Disease Day 2017
Tue, 02/07/2017
Epilepsy is a group of conditions with a wide range of seizure types, causes, and associated symptoms. Viewed across the entire spectrum, epilepsy is not rare: It is more common than autism, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and cerebral...
Chelsea Gerber
Mon, 02/06/2017
About the author: Kim Rice MD, a member of the Board of Directors of Chelsea’s Hope and the parent of a child with Lafora disease, provides an update on research towards a cure for this severe form of epilepsy. Chelsea’s Hope is a member of the Rare...
Celebrate Black History Month
Mon, 02/06/2017
The following is an account by Paul Cato of Washington, D.C., a member of the Twenty-20s Epilepsy Awareness Group, for Black History Month.  Turning to Books When I was first diagnosed with epilepsy, I couldn’t quite understand what role it would...
Asian American Woman in Academic Setting
Fri, 02/03/2017
Keep up-to-date on the 2018 deadline here.  UCB is currently accepting applications for its Family Epilepsy Scholarship ProgramTM. Celebrating 12 years of service, the program helps people living with epilepsy, their family members, and caregivers...
Interviewee at desk
Wed, 02/01/2017
Connie Sung, Chien-Chun Lun, Annemarie Connor, Fong Chan. Epilepsia 2017, 58: 128-136. Purpose Often people with epilepsy have problems getting or keeping a job or are underemployed for their education and skills. This happens at a higher rate than...

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