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Medical research offers the best opportunity to learn, transform and improve the lives of the over 250,000 Australians affected by epilepsy.

Even though epilepsy affects more people than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s combined, it is one of the most underfunded and under-researched conditions in this country and across the world. We need your help to change this dire situation and support us in investing in further vital research into diagnosing, treating and ultimately curing epilepsy.

Epilepsy Action Australia is seeking to expand the number of research projects it supports in collaboration with world-leading medical and academic institutions. We are committed to supporting significant, innovative research projects that show promising beneficial results for people with epilepsy.

In addition, Epilepsy Action Australia will continue to develop evidence-based services that target identified needs of those with epilepsy; and articulate to funding providers, such as government and corporations, tangible outcomes, particularly those of national importance.

But we can’t do any of this without your help!

Please help us invest in research that will have a life-impacting change for people with epilepsy by becoming a Research Advocate today

Improve Lives: Become a Research Advocate

By providing a regular monthly donation, our valued Research Advocates truly make a difference to people with epilepsy. All donations are invested directly in support of research projects and initiatives that will ultimately help people with epilepsy live better lives.

Without the vital assistance of our very special Research Advocates we would not be able to continue our collaborative work into such important areas as medicinal cannabis trials to help control seizures in children, wearable technologies and medication use in pregnancy (see story below).

The benefits of new knowledge created by this research will make the future so much brighter for people affected by epilepsy.

Please help us invest in research that will have a life-impacting change for people with epilepsy by becoming a Research Advocate today!

 

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