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May 05, 2014, 08:30 ET Epilepsy Foundation Announces Stellar Line Up of Presenters and Topics for Epilepsy Pipeline Conference in San Francisco June 5-7, 2014

The Epilepsy Foundation announced today that the 4th Biennial Epilepsy Pipeline Conference 2014, an initiative of the Epilepsy Therapy Project,...


Jan 16, 2014, 08:30 ET Epilepsy Foundation's 2014 Pipeline Conference to Showcase Innovation and Advancements in the Treatment of Seizures

Conference Unites Innovators, Clinicians, Industry, Investors and the Epilepsy Community in San Francisco on June 5-7, 2014 Registration Now...


Nov 20, 2013, 09:00 ET La Fundación para la Epilepsia le da la bienvenida a Elizabeth Espinosa de CNN como la nueva voz de concientización para los Latinos que viven con epilepsia y convulsiones

 La Fundación para la Epilepsia se enorgullece de dar la bienvenida a Elizabeth Espinosa, periodista ganadora de Premio Emmy, anfitriona...


Nov 20, 2013, 09:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Welcomes CNN's Elizabeth Espinosa as New Voice Raising Awareness for Latino Americans Living with Epilepsy and Seizures

The Epilepsy Foundation is proud to welcome Emmy Award-winning journalist Elizabeth Espinosa, host of CNN Latino's "Sin Limites" and weekend news...


Aug 20, 2013, 18:09 ET Epilepsy Foundation Calls on Drug Enforcement Agency to Improve Review Process for New Treatments

DEA Delays Threaten to Hurt People Living with Seizures The Epilepsy Foundation calls on the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to revise...


Jul 11, 2013, 08:30 ET Epilepsy Foundation Launches The "Epilepsy Innovation Seal Of Excellence" Recognizing Groundbreaking Product Candidates For People With Epilepsy

AurimMed Pharma, Inc. and Hovding Named First Recipients of Award and $25,000 Prizes The Epilepsy Foundation, a national organization...


Jun 24, 2013, 11:46 ET Athletes vs. Epilepsy Spokesman Zach McGinnis Swimming at 2013 National Championships & World Championship Trials

 The Epilepsy Foundation, a national organization dedicated to serving all people with seizures, is proud to announce that Athletes vs....


Jun 12, 2013, 12:06 ET Savers, Inc. Pays It Forward

The Epilepsy Foundation and Savers, Inc., a leading privately held thrift store chain with more than 320 locations, are working together to...


May 20, 2013, 08:35 ET Epilepsy Foundation Elects New Board Of Directors And Chairman

 The Epilepsy Foundation, a national organization dedicated to serving all people with seizures, today announced the election of its first...


May 17, 2013, 14:01 ET Epilepsy Foundation Announces $100,000 "Shark Tank" Prize Winner For Most Innovative Idea For People With Seizures

The Epilepsy Foundation today announced the 2013 winner of the Epilepsy Therapy Project Second Annual "Shark Tank" competition for the most...


Apr 30, 2013, 08:35 ET Epilepsy Foundation To Present Epilepsy Therapy Project Lifetime Accelerator Award To Henrik Klitgaard, Ph.D., Recognizing Contributions To New Therapies

The Epilepsy Foundation announced today that Henrik Klitgaard, Ph.D., Vice President and Fellow, Neurosciences Therapeutic Area, UCB, has been...


Apr 20, 2013, 08:49 ET Thousands Convene At The Washington Monument For The Epilepsy Foundation's Annual National Walk For Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Foundation announced today that thousands of people have assembled at the Washington Monument grounds this morning for a three-mile...


Dec 03, 2012, 12:28 ET Two Fathers Share Personal Stories And Vision As They Join Forces To Lead The Nation's Largest Epilepsy Organization

In an editorial published in the current issue of the journal Epilepsy & Behavior, Epilepsy Foundation (EF) President and CEO Phil Gattone and...


Nov 01, 2012, 08:11 ET "Now I Know" Video Contest Invites People to Share Struggles, Successes with Epilepsy

As Epilepsy Awareness Month kicks off, the Epilepsy Foundation today announced the launch of its first-ever video contest campaign. Themed "Now I...


Mar 28, 2011, 13:23 ET Epilepsy Advocates Undeterred by Struggling Economy and Cold Temps

Attendance Up at Epilepsy Foundation's Unprecedented Week of Awareness Activities Thousands of epilepsy advocates, caregivers, people with...


Mar 07, 2011, 06:00 ET Alabama Youth Named National Epilepsy Spokesperson

Dustin Garrett to Visit Washington, D.C. and Meet with Lawmakers Dustin Garrett, 13, of Valley Grande, Ala., will travel to Washington, D.C. to...


Mar 07, 2011, 06:00 ET Nebraska Youth Named National Epilepsy Spokesperson

Sam Schmidt to Visit Washington, D.C. and Meet with Lawmakers Sam Schmidt, 10, of La Vista, Neb., will travel to Washington, D.C. to raise...


Mar 01, 2011, 19:18 ET Arizona Youth Named National Epilepsy Spokesperson

Ross Lively to Visit Washington, D.C. and Meet with Lawmakers Ross Lively, 13, of Phoenix, Ariz., will travel to Washington, D.C. to raise...


Mar 01, 2011, 19:17 ET Delaware Youth Named National Epilepsy Spokesperson

Gabriella Casares, 15, of Wilmington, Del., will travel to Washington, D.C., to raise awareness about epilepsy and how it affects the life of a...


Mar 01, 2011, 19:16 ET Connecticut Youth Named National Epilepsy Spokesperson

Ian Bomely to Visit Washington, D.C. and Meet with Lawmakers Ian Bomely, 15, of Newington, Conn., will travel to Washington, D.C. to raise...


Mar 01, 2011, 19:15 ET Florida Youth Named National Epilepsy Spokesperson

Ashley Irven to Visit Washington, D.C. and Meet with Lawmakers Ashley Irven, 12, of Jacksonville, Fla., will travel to Washington, D.C., to raise...


Mar 01, 2011, 19:15 ET Colorado Youth Named National Epilepsy Spokesperson

Delaney Tanner to Visit Washington, D.C. and Meet with Lawmakers Delaney Tanner, 16, of Aurora, Colo., will travel to Washington, D.C. to raise...


Mar 01, 2011, 19:14 ET California Youths Named National Epilepsy Spokespersons

Gregory Ramirez, 15, of Walnut, and Phillip Wu, 16, of Turlock, will travel to Washington, D.C. to raise awareness about epilepsy and how it...


Mar 01, 2011, 19:12 ET Iowa Youth Named National Epilepsy Spokesperson

Savanna Groenjes to Visit Washington, D.C. and Meet with Lawmakers Savanna Groenjes, 13, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, will travel to Washington, D.C....


Mar 01, 2011, 19:11 ET Indiana Youth Named National Epilepsy Spokesperson

Chloe Parker to Visit Washington, D.C. and Meet with Lawmakers Chloe Parker, 15, of Granger, Ind., will travel to Washington, D.C., to raise...