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Our CEO says "wow" to latest discoveries in epilepsy

In her New Year blog, our chief executive, Clare Pelham, shares her excitement at learning of the latest scientific discoveries in the field of epilepsy from researchers at Epilepsy Society.

Doctors must review all women on sodium valproate as data shows UK-wide differences

A pregnant woman wearing a pink dress cradles her bump in a caring manner

Healthcare professionals including GPs and pharmacists are being reminded to identify and review all women who are taking the epilepsy medication sodium valproate, after data showed there is a wide variation in prescribing practices across the UK.

Genetic research leads to better understanding of common epilepsies

Professor Sanjay Sisodia smiling at the camera

Researchers have thrown a new light on the important role that genetics play in some of the most common epilepsies.

Next stage in genetic research brings us closer to understanding epilepsy

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The Department of Health and Social Care have announced that Genomics England has reached its goal of sequencing 100,000 genomes from NHS patients.

Epilepsy Society, UCL and Congenica join forces in genomic study to identify causes of SUDEP

Epilepsy Society, UCL and Congenica join forces

Congenica announced a key partnership with the UK’s Epilepsy Society to study the genomics of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

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