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Sep 16, 2020, 15:34 ET Epilepsy Foundation to Host its Annual Orange County Care & Cure Benefit to END EPILEPSY® Virtually

The Epilepsy Foundation is hosting its fourth Annual Care & Cure Benefit Gala on September 26 at 6 p.m. This year's event, which will be held as a...


Sep 15, 2020, 09:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Launches New Spanish-Language Content to Provide Hispanics with More Epilepsy-Related Resources

The Epilepsy Foundation kicked off National Hispanic Heritage Month today by introducing new Spanish-language content to offer Hispanics...


Aug 31, 2020, 09:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Awards $200,000 to Support Development of Innovative Products for Epilepsy Diagnosis & Treatment

The Epilepsy Foundation awarded $200,000 total to two of the finalists who competed in the 9th Annual Shark Tank Competition on August 27 at the 2020 ...


Jul 29, 2020, 07:30 ET Epilepsy Foundation is Challenging People to Wear Purple Lipstick on National Lipstick Day to Create Awareness about Epilepsy

To coincide with National Lipstick Day on July 29, the Epilepsy Foundation launched the #PurpleLipstickChallenge encouraging people to wear purple...


Mar 26, 2020, 08:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Appoints Industry Veteran Laura Thrall as New President & Chief Executive Officer

Epilepsy Foundation today announced the appointment of Laura Thrall as the Epilepsy Foundation's new president and chief executive officer (CEO),...


Mar 24, 2020, 08:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Appoints Fashion and Beauty Entrepreneur Camila Coelho to Its Board of Directors

Epilepsy Foundation announced today it has elected Brazilian-American fashion and beauty entrepreneur Camila Coelho to its Board of Directors. As a...


Feb 10, 2020, 09:00 ET Fashion & Beauty Entrepreneur Camila Coelho Joins the Epilepsy Foundation as an END EPILEPSY® Ambassador to Create Awareness about Epilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation today announced the addition of Brazilian-American fashion and beauty entrepreneur Camila Coelho as an END EPILEPSY® Ambassador....


Feb 04, 2020, 08:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Florida Announces Launch of the Walk to END EPILEPSY® Miami

Epilepsy Foundation Florida announced today that it has adopted the long-standing, successful nationwide Walk to END EPILEPSY® and bringing it to...


Dec 11, 2019, 13:14 ET Philip M. Gattone to Step Down as President & CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation

The Epilepsy Foundation announced today that Philip M. Gattone, M.Ed., is stepping down from his position as president and chief executive officer of ...


Nov 13, 2019, 15:22 ET Epilepsy Foundation and The Cameron Boyce Foundation Launch Initiative to Raise Awareness about Epilepsy and the Risk of SUDEP

Epilepsy Foundation and The Cameron Boyce Foundation launched a new initiative called "K(NO)W SUDEP NOW" to raise awareness about epilepsy and the...


Nov 06, 2019, 08:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation to Host "END EPILEPSY® Live!" with Actor and Advocate Greg Grunberg

To commemorate National Epilepsy Awareness Month, the Epilepsy Foundation is hosting a star-studded, four-hour livestream fundraiser special — "END...


Oct 21, 2019, 08:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Rolls Out #StaySafeSide to Promote Seizure First Aid

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month and the Foundation is rolling out #StaySafeSide, a nationwide effort to highlight the importance of...


Oct 08, 2019, 12:34 ET Epilepsy Foundation Teams Up with Omaze to Offer a Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience to Meet Lady Gaga and Attend Her Vegas Residencies

Epilepsy Foundation announced today it has teamed up with online fundraising platform Omaze to offer fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a...


Sep 18, 2019, 11:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation to Host its Annual Orange County Care & Cure Benefit to END EPILEPSY®

The Epilepsy Foundation is hosting its third Annual Care & Cure Benefit Gala at 6 p.m. on October 5, 2019, at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in...


Sep 16, 2019, 08:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Rolls Out Seizure Safe Schools Initiative Nationwide

Epilepsy Foundation today announced it is rolling out its Seizure Safe Schools initiative nationwide. It calls for state legislation to ensure all...


Jul 29, 2019, 11:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Strengthens its Impact in Southern California with New Chapter in Orange County

The Epilepsy Foundation is strengthening its impact in Southern California with the creation of a new chapter in Orange County with dedicated staff...


Jul 17, 2019, 15:34 ET Epilepsy Foundation Appoints New Board Members

Epilepsy Foundation announced today it has elected three new board members who bring their professional expertise and personal epilepsy journeys to...


Jun 27, 2019, 08:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Applauds the American Medical Association's Decision to Encourage Use of Telemedicine Programs

Epilepsy Foundation applauds the recent decision by the American Medical Association (AMA) to encourage greater use of telemedicine programs, such as ...


Jun 17, 2019, 11:25 ET Epilepsy Foundation And Its Partners Announce Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System

Today, the Epilepsy Foundation and its partners announced the launch of the Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System (ELHS), a multi-stakeholder...


Jun 05, 2019, 14:38 ET Epilepsy Foundation Earns Highest Rating from Charity Navigator

The Epilepsy Foundation today announced it has earned 4 out of 4 stars from Charity Navigator for its strong financial health and commitment to...


May 24, 2019, 08:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation Awards $200,000 in Grants to Support Development of Innovative Products for Epilepsy Diagnosis & Treatment

The Epilepsy Foundation awarded a total of $200,000 in grants to two finalists who competed in the 8th Annual Shark Tank Competition on May 24 held...


May 17, 2019, 11:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation to Host its 13th Annual Los Angeles Care & Cure Benefit to END EPILEPSY®

The Epilepsy Foundation is hosting its 13th Annual Care & Cure Benefit on May 30, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The ...


May 17, 2019, 08:00 ET Epilepsy Advocates and Partners Successfully Preserve Medicare's Six Protected Classes Policy

The Epilepsy Foundation applauds the Administration for pulling back harmful provisions proposed last November that would have impeded access to...


May 02, 2019, 08:00 ET Teens from Around the Country Joined the Epilepsy Foundation on Capitol Hill to Urge Congress for Funding for Epilepsy Research & Programs

More than 175 advocates representing 40 states, including 52 teens and ambassadors living with epilepsy, took part in more than 180 Congressional...


Apr 08, 2019, 08:00 ET Epilepsy Foundation to Host Walk to END EPILEPSY® on the National Mall

The Epilepsy Foundation is hosting its Walk to END EPILEPSY® - D.C. on Saturday, April 27, on the National Mall. For the past 13 years, the Epilepsy...