The Epilepsy Foundation is a proud partner of Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy (PAME). 

In June 2012, PAME held its first three-day conference.  Devoted predominantly to Sudden Unexpected Death In Epilepsy (SUDEP), this conference brought together doctors, scientists, families and advocates from around the world to advance awareness and understanding of epilepsy mortality and SUDEP.

In June 2014 the second the second PAME conference was held in Minneapolis, MN.  Read the summary to learn about current research on potential causes of mortality in people with epilepsy, including respiratory issues, sleep, cardiac failure, and genetics.

Sign up for the next PAME Webinar.

Below are excellent resources made possible through this partnership.


Reviewed by: Joseph I. Sirven, MD | Patricia O. Shafer, RN, MN | Cyndi Wright on 7/2014