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Help us make up for lost time

2020 has been a hard year for all of us, especially those living with epilepsy. We were faced with a number of challenges including being forced to put many of our research projects on hold so that our heroic clinicians could provide vital support to the NHS front line.

Our research programme has now resumed and there's no time to lose in pushing forward our groundbreaking work. 2021 is our chance to make up for lost time but we cannot do it without your support. Please give a Christmas gift today to help fund the work of our Medical Director, Ley Sander, and his team, as they look to bring hope to everyone living with epilepsy. 

Help us drive research forward


Give today to help us in our search for new and more effective treatments.  

Our research philosophy

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Research aims

The ultimate goals of our current research are to spearhead personalised treatment and to incorporate genomic diagnosis into the NHS for people with epilepsy.

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Cutting edge research

Epilepsy Society's Chalfont Centre is unique in bringing together intellectual capital to form a powerhouse multidisciplinary team who contribute to a wide ranging spectrum of research.

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Research areas

Epilepsy Society funded research falls under four integrated areas: genomics, neuroimaging, neuropsychology and neuropathology.

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Genomic research

Genomic medicine has the potential to transform the way we care for people with epilepsy, and we believe that whole genome sequencing will help us to unravel the genetic architecture underlying the different types of epilepsy.