Press Room


Heroes Night 2011 Films are Available for Viewing on YouTube
Published on December 22, 2011

SCHAWK! – a brand deployment agency, located in Chicago, created these inspirational documentaries for our Heroes Night Gala held on November 11, 2011. These masterful short films capture the spirit and grace of the 2011 Heroes Night honorees. Watch and enjoy!

Barriers to Epilepsy Care Continue to Frustrate
Published on December 22, 2011

BALTIMORE – People with epilepsy – and their physicians – report that they continue to encounter barriers to optimal care, according to Dr. Sandra Helmers. Read more…

Heroes Night Gala Photos are Available for Viewing
Published on December 21, 2011

Interested in viewing photos from the 2011 Heroes Night Gala? Visit  and browse galleries devoted to the awards ceremony, candids or sponsorship wall portraits. The photos, taken by the wonderful photographers from Nagle Photography, capture the joyful evening of awards, awareness and activism. For more information on Nagle Photography and their spectacular work, click this […]

Study finds superior drug combo for difficult-to-control epilepsy
Published on December 15, 2011

A combination of two common drugs, lamotrigine and valproate, is more effective in treating difficult-to control epilepsy than other anti-epileptic regimens, according to a University of Washington report to be published online this week inNeurology, the journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Read more…

Research Documents Seizure Trends in Women with Catamenial Epilepsy
Published on December 5, 2011

Newswise — Baltimore, December 3 – In women of childbearing age with epilepsy, seizure exacerbation may occur either at the time of menstruation or ovulation. Investigators in a specialized epilepsy center have analyzed the data on a group of patients with seizures associated with their menstrual cycles (catamenial seizures) for type of epilepsy, seizure frequency, […]