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.

  • September 6, 2023

    EFNE Names Representative Michael Day, Honorary Chair of the 40th Annual Gala

    Lowell, MA (September 5, 2023) – Representative Michael Day, of the 31st Middlesex district consisting of the towns of Stoneham and Winchester has been named honorary chair of Epilepsy Foundation Ne

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • August 25, 2021

    EFNE Announces A Grant Contest for Research & Service In Epilepsy

    Blue Skies 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:  

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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