DR RHYS THOMAS ON #ALifeInterrupted
ERUK Trustee Dr Rhys Thomas is a Consultant Neurologist and Epilepsy Neuroscientist based in Newcastle, and is leading on the development of our SHAPE EPILEPSY RESEARCH NETWORK. Here he provides a personal account of why the #ALifeInterrupted campaign is so important for everyone affected by epilepsy.
“Epilepsy is common, and seizures interrupt lives. Seizures can strike on any day, from your first day to your last. They do not respect birthdays or wedding days, first dates or crucial exams. Unlike other common neurological disorders, epilepsy research is drastically underfunded at a national level…”