Living With The Uncertainty Of Epilepsy

In America, epilepsy takes as many lives as breast cancer — sometimes directly, but more often through car accidents, drowning, or heart attacks related to seizures.

Despite those numbers, epilepsy lags behind other diseases in funding for research and treatment.

Guests:

Warren Lammert, co-founder and chairman of the Epilepsy Therapy Project

Dr. Orrin Devinsky, director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and professor of neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.