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kerry's story

Karen Pates describes the impact of her daughter Kerry's death from SUDEP

hazel's story

Julie describes what it was like finding out that her daughter, Hazel, had died suddenly from epilepsy

Have you lost someone through epilepsy?

Epilepsy Society is highlighting the increased risk of premature mortality in epilepsy and other health conditions and would like to hear from anyone affected.

Headteacher fundraising for epilepsy in memory of son

Grieving headteacher sets up fundraising and awareness day for epilepsy after son died suddenly in his sleep

kathleen's story

Kathleen Brown reflects on the treatment she's received for epilepsy, working out that she's been prescribed at least 10 different drugs over the years.

Gene mutation risk for SUDEP?

A small study looking at four generations of one family shows that nine members with epilepsy all had a mutation in the gene DEPDC5.

Talking about SUDEP

We need to be more open about SUDEP - sudden unexpected death in epilepsy - says Epilepsy Sociey's medical director Professor Ley Sander.

The Scott family visit our research centre at Epilepsy Society

We were pleased to welcome Ian and Angela Scott to our Epilepsy Society Research Centre at the Chalfont Centre in Buckinghamshire, August 7th 2015. 

Researchers identify genetic links between epilepsy and sudden death

Scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding premature death in people with epilepsy.


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