Welcome to childhoodepilepsy.org

We are a team of basic and clinical neuroscientists working to find the causes and mechanisms behind childhood epilepsies and advancing new treatment approaches in the lab and in the clinic.

Who we are and what we do

Chilhoodepilepsy.org is the website for Professor Deb Pal’s Neuro Lab at King’s College London. Here you can find out what studies we are working on, as well as reliable information for families about the different childhood epilepsies that we study.

Types of Epilepsy

Epilepsy is medically defined as a tendency to experience repeated seizures as a result of changes in the electrical activity of the brain.

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Research Studies

Childhood Epilepsy research provides a new understanding of why your child has this condition and what can be done to make it better, cure or prevent it in the future.

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Epilepsy Genetics

Genetic testing can improve clinicians and researchers understanding of how various genes interact to cause a specific epilepsy syndrome.

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Latest news

Other AnnouncementsTeam
March 27, 2019

@PalNeuroLab is now live on twitter!

We have now launched our official twitter page for the Pal Neuro Lab team! Our twitter handle is @PalNeuroLab. We will be using twitter to post our news updates. You can…
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March 27, 2019

CASTLE study – Edge Hill University turns purple in honour of Purple Day 2019

Edge Hill University is one of the collaborating institutions of the CASTLE study. In honour of Purple Day 2019, the university went purple, and remained so overnight. The team at…
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March 27, 2019

Blog post – CASTLE online sleep intervention

To mark Purple Day - Georgia Cook, Postdoctoral Researcher on the CASTLE study, blogs about the importance of sleep to children with epilepsy. Please press the link below to read…

Our funders & supporters

Our Childhood Epilepsy research is funded by the European Research Commission, Medical Research Council (UK), National Institutes of Health (US), Canadian Institute for Health Research, Epilepsy Research UK, National Institute for Health Research (UK), Waterloo Foundation, Psychiatry Research Trust, Ali Paris Fund for Epilepsy Research and Education, Charles Sykes Trust, and the NIHR Specialist Biomedical Research Centres at South London and Maudsley Hospital NHS Trust.