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 Announcements
March 15, 2019

What Every Parent Should Know About Rolandic Epilepsy – Booklet

We are excited to announce a new booklet. The booklet is for parents of children with rolandic epilepsy.   The booklet is authored by: Professor Deb Pal - Deb Pal is…
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March 15, 2019

CAN YOU SEE INTO A BLACK HOLE? – Thomas Ryall’s theatre production

Thomas Ryall's was a recent attendee at the 'Epilepsy Story Exchange'. Tom was diagnosed with epilepsy aged 8, and was discharged when he was about 18. Thomas has spent the…
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March 15, 2019

Epilepsy Story Exchange

Epilepsy Story Exchange On Saturday 2nd of March 2019, Holly and Sam ran an ‘Epilepsy Story Exchange’ day at the Maurice Wohl Café, King’s College London. Young people with epilepsy,…

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.