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Professor Ley Sander discusses sharing epilepsy research

Our medical director Professor Ley Sander explains why sharing research is so important at the 31st International Epilepsy Congress in Istanbul.

Professor Ley Sander talks about SUDEP

Professor Ley Sander talk about SUDEP at the International Epilepsy Congress and about his hopes that research will one day close the chapter on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

Genetic research helps epilepsy patient to speak for 1st time in 15 years

Our director of genetics Sanjay Sisodiya tells epilepsy congress how a genetic diagnosis enabled one of his patients to speak for the first time in 15 years.

Neuropsychologist Dr Sallie Baxendale discusses epilepsy surgery oucomes

Our neuropsychologist Dr Sallie Baxendale talks about ensuring the best outcomes in epilepsy surgery.

Smart technology and epilepsy

Brain surgery has never been so exciting. Our surgeon Andrew McEvoy tells the epilepsy congress in Istanbul how smart technology is constantly improving outcomes for people with epilepsy.

Dogs have epilepsy too!

Two new studies from the Royal Veterinary College suggest dogs with epilepsy may benefit from a form of the ketogenic diet.

Cannabis-based drugs and epilepsy

Cannabis-based drug may be of some benefit in treating epilepsy but possibly no more so than a standard, new anti-epileptic drug, Professor Helen Cross tells international epilepsy congress.

Gene therapy with epilepsy

Professor Matthew Walker from UCL talks about how pioneering gene therapy could offer great hope in the future for people with drug resistant epilepsy.

Specialists focusing on refractory epilepsy

Dr Rajiv Mohanraj, Consultant Neurologist at Salford, explains the importance of specialists focusing on refractory (difficult to treat) epilepsy, and how the condition is about far more than seizures.

2015 epilepsy teaching weekend

Dr Fergus Rugg-Gunn from Epilepsy Society introduces the 2015 epilepsy teaching weekend for specialist registrars, and how this training for doctors benefits people with epilepsy.

Overview of the EpiPGX project

Scientists from across Europe, led by Epilepsy Society's Professor Sanjay Sisodiya, are investigating the way a person's genetic make-up can influence their response to anti-epileptic drugs.

Dr Graeme Sills talking at the EpiPGX consortium

Here's Dr Graeme Sills, from the University of Liverpool, talking at the The EpiPGX consortium about why some people respond to a first drug while others don't.

Adverse drug reactions

Dr Gianpiero Cavalleri, from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, talking about adverse drug reactions at the EpiPGX consortium.

Risks of epilepsy drugs during pregnancy

Dr John Craig, from Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, talking about how genetics may help to indicate which women may be at risk from certain epilepsy drugs during pregnancy.

Developments in epilepsy science

Sanjay Sisodiya discusses developments in epilepsy science at the Epilepsy Society Annual Conference.

Epilepsy and me

Jasmin Smith discusses her epilepsy at our Annual Conference.

Improving NHS epilepsy services

Juliet Ashton discusses Improving NHS epilepsy services at the Epilepsy Society annual conference.

Managing AED treatment

Ley Sander discusses managing AED treatment at the Epilepsy Society annual conference.

SUDEP Past, present & future

Fergus Rugg-Gunn discusses SUDEP past, present & future at the Epilepsy Society annual conference.