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Epilepsy surgeon dedicated to women's suffrage

Pioneering neurosurgeon Victor Horsley has short hair and a full moustache. The photo is Victorian in style. Victor is looking at the camera but not smiling. He is wearing a stiff collared shirt with jacket and waistcoat and is sitting in front of a window

Today, as we mark 100 years since parliament passed an act giving some women the right to vote, we celebrate the life of Victor Horsley, pioneering epilepsy surgeon and dedicated supporter of women's suffrage.

Epilepsy expert to talk about conditions which coexist alongside epilepsy

Professor Ley Sander is smiling at the camera. He has short, grey/white hair and is wearing a casual,  open-necked shirt.

Epilepsy Society's medical director, Professor Ley Sander will be delivering The Sir John Monash Lecture  at Monash University, Malaysia, e talking about medical conditions which people with epilepsy also experience.

My journey on the ketogenic diet - part 3

Sharon Ross is trying the ketogenic diet in an attempt to control her seizures.  In her third blog she updates us on how she is getting on.

Epilepsy Society welcomes review of PIP

a woman's hand with red nail varnish holds a pen writing on paper

Epilepsy Society has welcomed the Government's decision to review  all 1.6 million people's claims for the disability benefit, PIP.

Research suggests epilepsy drug may affect future generations

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BBC 1’s Inside Out London reported on research from Konkuk University in South Korea which has suggested that disabilities caused by the epilepsy drug sodium valproate could affect future generations.

Epilepsy linked to subtle changes in brain volume and thickness

A model of a brain with a map overlayed

Latest research from Epilepsy Society shows that epilepsy is linked to subtle changes in brain volume and thickness. Scientists hope that the findings could throw new light on how epilepsy affects the structure of the brain.

Clare Pelham joins expert group on sodium valproate

Chief executive Clare Pelham is wearing a purple top and resting her chin pensively on her hand.

Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has joined the Sodium Valproate Expert Working Group which supports the Government's Commission on Human Medicines.

2017 ended with a disaster but we're not beaten

Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham looks back over the year, at the highs and - sadly - a very snowy low.

Epilepsy Society is named top epilepsy research centre in the world

Professor Ley Sander is smiling at the camera. He has short, grey/white hair and is wearing a casual,  open-necked shirt.

Epilepsy Society has been named as the top epilepsy research centre in the world, for the fourth year running. And our medical director, Professor Ley Sander, has been ranked as the world's leading expert on epilepsy - again for the fourth year running.

Della fundraises for the sister she lost on Christmas Day

Della is smiling at the camera with her head cupped in her hands. She has long blonde hair and is wearing a blue and white dresss. She is leaning on a wooden gate and there is a beautiful orange rose lying in front of her.

Della Mead, 12, surprises mum by setting up a Facebook fundraising page in memory of her sister Laura, who died of epilepsy 10 years ago at the age of 16.

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