Epilepsy Research UK is the only charity exclusively dedicated to driving and enabling life changing, life saving research into epilepsy.

The research projects and fellowships we support are of the highest scientific merit and are subject to rigorous scrutiny, involving a Scientific Advisory Committee, independent expert opinion, interviews and peer review. Our pioneering clinical research discovers ways to advance the medical care and management of people living with epilepsy and our lab-based scientific projects investigate causes and methods for improved diagnosis, treatment and prevention. We aim to provide help for today and hope for tomorrow.

Alongside developing the next generation of epilepsy research leaders, we play a key role in capacity building the research community. Our internationally renowned Expert Workshop programme and dissemination activities aim to forge local and global collaborations. We also accelerate innovations that improve clinical practice and health policy through partnership working and advocating for further investment in research.

A life free from epilepsy is possible. But only through research.

Epilepsy Research UK is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 4873718.

Registered Office: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR

OUR STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

PROMOTE, ENCOURAGE, FUND RESEARCH

We aim to promote, encourage and fund research into the causes, diagnosis and clinical management of people with epilepsy and associated conditions.

DEVELOP THE NEXT GENERATION

We want to capacity build the epilepsy research environment by developing the next generation of epilepsy researchers.

ACCELERATE INNOVATIONS

We want to help accelerate innovations for people with epilepsy by supporting research that will influence clinical practice and health policy.

At a reception held on May 20th at the Royal Society to launch National Epilepsy Week, we announced grant funding of over £1 million across ten research projects all over the UK.

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What an amazing day Team ERUK had at the 2019 London Marathon. Fourteen amazing runners taking on this iconic challenge for Epilepsy Research UK and a fantastic cheering squad

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Do something amazing today and make a donation. Your money will go to support the pioneering research projects which help and support people with epilepsy

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