Recently Chief investigator – Graeme Jackson, Lived Experience Ambassadors – Rachel Vella and Wally Lewis and pilot study participant – Caroline Kedulka completed a day of filming with the team from ABCs 7.30 Report. Stay tuned for details on when the story will air on ABC   Spread the word, if you have not already.…

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The team at the AEP has been working hard for the last 12 months in anticipation of this very date! On Monday 29th June we will submit our proposal to the Department of Industry to bid for up to $100M of Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) funding to commence the Australian Epilepsy Project. Successful applicants…

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Participant AG, a 42 year old female with refractory epilepsy, went through the AEP Pilot testing protocol and shares her feedback after the testing journey.   “I visited my usual neurologist at the Austin for my refractory epilepsy and he referred me to the Australian Epilepsy Project (AEP) Pilot project. I have been experiencing constant…

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While COVID dominates out thoughts, people still become ill with serious Neurological disorders. If people have a seizure, or seizures are not controlled, it is important that they still get investigated and treated in the best way possible, in a timely manner and in a safe environment. Delays can have serious long-term consequences.

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26th March is Purple Day, global initiative dedicated to raising awareness of epilepsy. Each year on this date people around the world are invited to wear purple and host or get involved in local epilepsy initiatives and events. This year, Purple Day looks a little different, with social distancing measures and restrictions on public gatherings due…

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  Uncertainty is one of the biggest factors impacting quality of life for people with epilepsy. A joint research project between Seer Medical and the University of Melbourne aimed at developing better epilepsy technology is asking for people to participate in the #GetDownForEpilepsy challenge. Download the Get Down app and get in on this fun challenge…

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Over the last month we’ve been building the AEP team to support our pilot studies. Olivia Lavalette has joined us as Clinical Trials Coordinator. She has experience working in Phase 1-3 trials in Australia and the UK. Olivia has a Neuroscience background and currently specializes in epilepsy trials at Austin Health. We’re also pleased to welcome…

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We’re excited to announce that our pilot studies have commenced at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne and the Translational Research Institute (TRI) and Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. Both studies will provide important insights into how we will refine the suite of testing protocols that will be used to generate the AEP report in Stage 2…

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Friday the 7th of February was an important day on The Florey’s calendar for 2020. The Governor of Victoria, Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC and Mr Anthony Howard AM AC chose to visit the Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health. This visit was a great opportunity for Professor Graeme Jackson and AEP…

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