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Epilepsy Research UK is the only charity exclusively dedicated to driving and enabling a national programme of life changing, life saving research into epilepsy. Find out about our work here.


Oliver is 9 years old and his father Steve has very kindly offered to share their story in the hope of helping others and to show that there may be light at the end of the tunnel for anyone who is diagnosed with epilepsy.

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“I think we’re on the cusp of a revolution…”

In this film, ERUK researchers and supporters speak about their hopes for the future of epilepsy research.

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Jean left a significant gift in her Will to ERUK in 2019. In life, Jean experienced the impact living with epilepsy can have – with a daughter who was profoundly affected.

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Through the incredible efforts of our supporters over the last twelve months, we are delighted that Epilepsy Research UK was able to make £1.3 million available for our 2020 grant awards.

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We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – our research would not be possible without the generosity and commitment of our supporters. Here are some of their incredible stories.

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Do something amazing today and make a donation to ERUK. Your money will go towards driving and enabling life changing, life saving research projects which help people with epilepsy.

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