Epilepsy Research UK
Epilepsy Research UK was formed following the merger of the Epilepsy Research Foundation and the Fund for Epilepsy. Epilepsy Research UK is the only national charity solely dedicated to epilepsy research.
- Epilepsy Research UK aim to support innovative research, of the highest scientific merit, that has the greatest potential for patient benefit.
- Epilepsy Research UK aim to substantially increase the funding available for research into the causes, treatment and prevention of this debilitating condition, which affects adults and children.
- Epilepsy Research UK supports basic scientific research. It operates a fellowship scheme to encourage scientists to pursue a career in epilepsy research. It organises scientific meetings in order to foster collaboration between researchers.
- It supports and promotes basic and clinical scientific research into the causes, treatment and prevention of epilepsy; and is the only national charity in the UK that funds independent research exclusively into this condition.
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