The Unmet Need
More than 20 years ago, 30% of people living with epilepsy could not find seizure control with existing therapies. Today, over a dozen new drugs are available. These drugs have reduced side effects, but the number of people living with uncontrolled epilepsy remains the same.
Our Solution: Supporting Innovation
Epilepsy Innovation Institute (Ei2)
Our Epilepsy Innovation Institute (Ei2) fosters new approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. Ei2 explores bold new ideas and combines novel expertise and technologies from other fields of science.
Targeted Research Programs
Our Targeted Research Programs promote research for topics the community cares about.
Based on your feedback, we are currently supporting research programs for:
- Preventing sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP) in collaboration with the SUDEP Institute.
- Understanding medical marijuana through TRICE: Targeted Research Initiative for Research Regarding Cannabinoids and Epilepsy.
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Epilepsy centers provide you with a team of specialists to help you diagnose your epilepsy and explore treatment options.
Find in-depth information on anti-seizure medications so you know what to ask your doctor.
Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline
Call our Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline and talk with an epilepsy information specialist or submit a question online.
Tools & Forms
Download our seizure tracking app, print out seizure action plans, or explore other educational materials.