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Dr Murray Herd

A new mechanism for absence seizures

ERUK Fellow Dr Murray Herd, from the University of Dundee, has discovered a new mode of signalling in neurons that may promote absence seizures. read more
Agyness Deyn in her new film, 'Electricity'

Epilepsy hits the big screen in ‘Electricity’

Agyness Deyn will bring epilepsy to the big screen on 12 December with the new film, ‘Electricity’. This compelling story shows the journey read more

Other Epilepsy News

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New algorithm ‘predicts seizures with 82% success’

Researchers from Australia and the US have developed an algorithm capable of predicting epileptic seizures with an read more
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Scientists discover mechanism behind fatal form of epilepsy

Scientists from the US have announced the discovery of the enzymatic mechanism responsible for preventing Lafora read more