Research Opportunity: The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County welcomes your participation
in a research opportunity right here in San Diego for children with epilepsy between the ages
of 7 and 17. The UCSD Multimodal Imaging Laboratory is conducting non-invasive scans of the
structure and function of the brain in children and young adults with epilepsy.
When you volunteer to participate in clinical research studies like this one, you are making a
difference in the lives of thousands of families living with epilepsy. The data collected from
this study will help researchers to better understand epilepsy and move forward the search for
The study has been reviewed and approved by the Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy
Foundation of San Diego County. For more information, please call Holly Girard at (858) 246-0291
or click on the link below.
Day of Hope Epilepsy Education Conference 2012 - Transitions Click Here for Agenda and To Register
Saturday, June 23, 2012 - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
University of San Diego - Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
Topic to include: Epilepsy 101; Research Updates and Emerging Technologies; Women & Epilepsy;
Pediatric & Adult Neuropsychology; From the Nest to Independent Living; Individual Education
Plans; and much more Speakers to include: Abraham Chuyng, MD, PhD; Tracy Dixon Salazar, PhD;
Jeffery Gertsch, MD; Robert Gray, PhD; James Grisolia, MD; Mark Nespeca, MD; Jacqueline Serena, MD;
and many more Conference information and registration will be available soon. Please contact our
office 619.296.0161 with immediate questions.
The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County will award college scholarships for the 2012-2013
academic year. Application deadline May 18, 2012.
Click Here for
information and an application or call 619.296.0161.
The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County is proud to host Camp Quest for children with epilepsy
ages 8-12 (grades 2-8 in fall). Camp Quest is Sunday, July 14th – Friday, July 19th, 2013 at YMCA
Camp Marston in Julian, CA. Call 619.296.0161.
Help us lead the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.
Click Here to make
your year-end gift. All donations are 100% tax-deductible.
Jon Elliott, national radio talk-show host, speaks with Newsweek Editor John Meecham
about his 2009 cover story on epilepsy. Listen to "This is America, with Jon Elliott"
and hear Jon's personal story about epilepsy. He is joined by his wife Kathy and his
doctor Dr. James S. Grisolia. Listen
Awareness & Advocacy Network Register Here to join our new Awareness
& Advocacy Network and receive up to the minute information about epilepsy
advocacy and EFSDC programs and events.
Red Ant Publishing & Gina Anaya support the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County
through sales of 'The Quiet Lion.' To view a great video about ROARING your support
for epilepsy, please click here.
To purchase 'The Quiet Lion,' with $5 of the sale going back to the Foundation, please
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