In The News
Whether it’s helping our community members find the resources they need or advocating for big changes on a regional level, Epilepsy Foundation New England is proud to make an impact that positively benefits those individuals living with epilepsy in New England.
- April 25, 2023
Epilepsy Foundation New England Awarded $1,380,096 for Public Health AmeriCorps
Funding will support 56 AmeriCorps members to meet public health needs of local community and help rebuil
- April 13, 2023
Evaluation of EFNE's Innovative EQOL Program Shows Promising Year One Findings
Year One evaluation results from the Epilepsy Foundation New England (EFNE) Improving Quality of Life and Health Equity for People Living with Epilepsy (EQOL) program, a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), show that EQOL has made a strong start towards its five-year goals of strengthening health syste
- January 20, 2022
Striving to Save
Whether you're facing tax questions or life-planning questions, ABLEnow is an underutilized tool that could help. The following article was featured on ABLEnow's website
- January 3, 2022
Vermont Added To The EFNE Family
Epilepsy Foundation New England (EFNE) is pleased to announce that our territory is expanding to include Vermont in January. EFNE will serve the approximately 7,000 people affected by epilepsy in VT, starting with support groups in Burlington, Rutland, and online; family and community education confere
- August 25, 2021
EFNE Announces A Grant Contest for Research & Service In Epilepsy
Blue Sky Challenge: Epilepsy Foundation New England is pleased to announce the following grant competition and pitch contest to the Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont communities:
- August 3, 2021
Epilepsy Foundation New England Awarded $1.5M from the CDC
Epilepsy Foundation New England has been selected as a $1.5 million grant recipient by the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The grant supports the Foundation’s continued focus on strengthening the health system to improve epilepsy care; fostering connections between clinical services and community programs; and addressing social determinants of health to improve quality of life for people with epilepsy with the goal of improving their social environment.
- January 25, 2021
Photosensitive Epilepsy and COVID-19
Background Photosensitive epilepsy is a type of epilepsy in which seizures are triggered by exposure to flashing lights at certain intensities or certain visual patterns.
- September 17, 2020
Epilepsy Heroes: Cole and Katie
This blog post was submitted by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. #MyEpilepsyHero is proud to feature Cole and Katie, two amazing kids who started their own initiatives to help fellow kids with epilepsy. This #MyEpilepsyHero post is published with the permission of Cole and Katie.
- July 2, 2020
Dr. Andrew Cole, MGH, Named Chair of the Board of Epilepsy Foundation New England
Lowell, MA – Epilepsy Foundation New England today announced that Andrew J. Cole, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C.), was elected Chair, Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr.
- June 22, 2020
Shining a Spotlight on Your Epilepsy Care Providers
Shining a Purple Spotlight: Expressions of Gratitude for Epilepsy Care Providers