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December 2, 2020

#54 Epilepsy Drug Development: The Journey Begins

Guest: Dr. James Cloyd

In the first of a 4-part series about new drug development and clinical trial participation, we explain the complex process starting with basic research through pre-clinical trials.

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Epilepsy Research
December 2, 2020

#54 Epilepsy Drug Development: The Journey Begins

Guest: Dr. James Cloyd

In the first of a 4-part series about new drug development and clinical trial participation, we explain the complex process starting with basic research through pre-clinical trials.

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Epilepsy Research
November 18, 2020

#53 The Impact of COVID-19 on Epilepsy Research

Guest: Mike Coburn

Mike Coburn of Research!America shares insights on the near- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on epilepsy research and the research community at large.

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Living with EpilepsyTypes of Epilepsy
November 4, 2020

#52 A Veteran’s Battle with Post Traumatic Epilepsy

Guest: Patty and Patrick Horan

Former U.S. Army Captain Patrick Horan and his wife Patty discuss how post traumatic epilepsy (PTE), severely impacted his recovery from a devastating war wound.

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Epilepsy and AdvocacyLiving with Epilepsy
October 21, 2020

#51 Speaking Up About SUDEP: Two Mothers’ Stories

Guest: Libby Boyce and Jessica Brandes

On this episode of Seizing Life, Libby Boyce and Jessica Brandes, two mothers who each lost a son to SUDEP,  Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, discuss transforming tragedy and grief into action.

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FamilyLiving with Epilepsy
October 8, 2020

#50 Mourning Your Idealized Life: Resilience, Love and Acceptance

Guest: Miguel Cervantes

Kelly and Miguel Cervantes discuss coping with the impacts and challenges of parenting a child with special needs in a never-seen episode recorded in November 2018.

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Living with Epilepsy
September 10, 2020

#49 Seizing Life Highlights: Epilepsy Surgery

Guest: Dr. Joffre Olaya, Dr. Jeffrey Loeb and Howard Zwirn

What you should know about brain surgery for epilepsy from both the patient and physician perspective.

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Living with Epilepsy
August 26, 2020

#48 A Disability-Friendly Model for Independent Living

Guest: Jillian and Scott Copeland

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Living with Epilepsy
August 12, 2020

#47 All About Seizures: How Understanding Informs Treatment

Guest: Dr. Michael Smith

Seizures explained simply. Explore how they happen, why they look different from person to person, and why different treatments options work for different people.

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Living with Epilepsy
July 29, 2020

#46 The “Invisible” Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury

Guest: Alec Beauseigneur-Jimenez and Katie Beauseigneur

After a military training accident, doctors worked tirelessly to fix this Marine’s hand. But the bigger consequence, the risk of post-traumatic epilepsy, went unnoticed.

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