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Oct 27, 2014, 06:00 ET

Dinner Auction to Benefit Epilepsy Foundation Northwest

The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest has announced the date for the upcoming "Light the Flame" dinner auction to benefit programs and services offered...

Oct 22, 2014, 06:00 ET

Conference Highlights Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

Dr. Jeffrey Bucchalter, Director of the Comprehensive Children's Epilepsy Center at Alberta Children's Hospital. Dr. Bucchalter will speak on...

Oct 14, 2014, 19:43 ET

Northwest Epilepsy Conferences to Highlight Marijuana Treatments

The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces two regional conferences in November celebrating National November Epilepsy Awareness Month. The...

Sep 10, 2014, 10:00 ET

La Fundación de la Epilepsia de Nueva York Metropolitana sera sede para la tercera caminata anual 'Into the Light' para el Conocimiento de la Epilepsia

La comunidad de la epilepsia de Nueva York marchara el 21 de Septiembre, 2014 en la tercera caminata anual 'Into the Light' para el Conocimiento...

Sep 10, 2014, 10:00 ET

The Epilepsy Foundation Of Metropolitan New York To Host 3rd Annual Into The Light Walk For Epilepsy Awareness

The epilepsy community of Greater New York will gather for the third annual 'Into The Light' Walk for Epilepsy Awareness on September 21, 2014 at...

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,...

Apr 10, 2014, 16:27 ET

Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy this June

An estimated three-thousand people will run or walk in cities throughout the Northwest for the 12th Annual Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy in June....

Apr 09, 2014, 13:29 ET

Elizabeth Espinosa Brings Epilepsy Awareness to High Profile Southern California Radio Station KFI-640 AM

The Epilepsy Foundation and the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles are proud to announce spokesperson Elizabeth Espinosa will be talking...

Mar 21, 2014, 06:00 ET

Portland Epilepsy Conference to Highlight Epilepsy Topics

 The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces a regional conference on Saturday, April 5 that will highlight a variety of epilepsy related...

Jan 31, 2014, 00:51 ET

Tri-Cities Resident Receives Prestigious Award

Arthur A. Ward, Jr. Award presented to Heather Franklin  This Saturday evening in Seattle, the Epilepsy Foundation Northwest will present...

Jan 22, 2014, 11:10 ET
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Epilepsy Foundation to Hold Third Annual "Shark Tank" Competition; Invites Entries for Innovative, New Products for People with Epilepsy

$200,000 to be Awarded at 2014 Epilepsy Pipeline Update Conference in San Francisco June 5-7, 2014 The Epilepsy Foundation today...

Jan 16, 2014, 08:30 ET
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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
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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
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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...

Oct 25, 2013, 14:11 ET

Northwest Epilepsy Conferences to Highlight Epilepsy Topics

Seattle and Spokane Host Conferences The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces two regional conferences in November celebrating National...

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
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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
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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
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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...

Jun 07, 2013, 14:13 ET

Nearly Two Thousand Walk for Epilepsy in the Northwest

 Nearly two-thousand people will march in ten cities throughout the northwest for the 11th Annual Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy.  The...