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The Epilepsy Foundation's second "Talk About It for Epilepsy!" Netathon Presented by Sunovion on May 6, 2017, will be a star-studded event devoted to creating awareness and raising funds to support the Foundation's mission.

Hosted by Epilepsy Foundation spokesperson and celebrity Greg Grunberg ("Alias," "Heroes," and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens, whose son is living with epilepsy), the 8-hour event will broadcast live online here on this page on, plus YouTube,, (an Amazon company), and Event co-hosts are DJ HAPA and Phil Gattone, president and CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation. Experts and stars from stage, screen, and music will perform live and share information about epilepsy and seizures.

Celebrities and Special Guests Asked to Appear

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Watch: Facebook Live with Greg Grunberg


Watch Ryan Brown-Kohalmy and actor and epilepsy advocate Greg Grunberg discuss #Netathon2017 in a special Facebook Live recorded on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

Epilepsy Experts and Epilepsy Foundation Staff Expected to Appear

  • Jacqueline French MD, Epilepsy Foundation Chief Scientific Officer
  • Brandy Fureman PhD, Epilepsy Foundation Vice President of Research & New Therapies
  • Phil Gattone, Epilepsy Foundation President & CEO
  • Barry Gidal Pharm D, Medications Editor
  • Wendy Miller PhD, RN, CCRN, Epilepsy Foundation Professional Advisory Board Member
  • Steve Owens MD, MPH, MA, Epilepsy Foundation Vice President of Programs and Services
  • Patricia O. Shafer RN, MN, Associate Editor/Community Manager
  • Joseph Sirven MD, Editor-in-Chief

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Watch Parties

Want to amp up your experience watching the “Talk About It for Epilepsy!” Netathon Presented by Sunovion?

Host your own watch party on May 6th!

Watch parties are a great way to celebrate the event, engage with your community, and raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation. Invite friends over to your house to watch, start a conversation, and #TalkAboutEpilepsy.

Watch parties hosted by the following local Epilepsy Foundations will be featured live during the event: