Sep 19, 2018
Landover, Maryland —The Epilepsy Foundation today announced a call for entries to its 8th annual competition, where innovators pitch ideas for products, technologies or therapeutic concepts that will directly benefit people living with epilepsy. An...
Sep 5, 2018
DAYTON, Ohio —The Epilepsy Foundation today announced the launch of Epilepsy Foundation Ohio to serve people with epilepsy and their families throughout the entire state. Since 1974, 11 counties in western Ohio were part of the Epilepsy Foundation...
Aug 31, 2018
We are saddened to hear about the fatal shooting of actress Vanessa Marquez. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family. From what has been shared in the media, we understand that Ms. Marquez was experiencing a seizure when the officers arrived....
Aug 28, 2018
LANDOVER, MD, August 28, 2018 — Members of our community have expressed concerns about the inappropriate and negative portrayal of people with epilepsy and seizures in the new Netflix film, “The After Party.” The main character is nicknamed "Seizure...
Aug 8, 2018
LANDOVER, Md., August 8, 2018 —The Epilepsy Foundation today announced two major initiatives. The Epilepsy Foundation is taking the Walk to End Epilepsy® bicoastal in both Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. and in approximately 20 other cities across...

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The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.

 
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