epilepsy

Specialists at UCLA Health have developed a system that allows for a quicker, more accurate diagnosis

By uclahealth • December 6, 2020

A multidisciplinary medical team helped Meg Linker-Estes decrease her seizures and address parenting fears

By uclahealth • December 1, 2020

‘It’s given me new abilities and new ways of doing things. It basically transformed my life,’ says Arul Venkatesh

By uclahealth • November 20, 2020

A young woman’s operating room drama highlights state-of-the art epilepsy treatment at UCLA Health.

By uclahealth • November 16, 2020

Why a Kansas family chose to see UCLA doctors four times a year

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • November 12, 2020

Dr. Dawn Eliashiv, M.D. answers questions about SUDEP

By uclahealth • June 4, 2020
“At first I didn’t think anything of it. I thought I was just getting the chills and blanking out for a second. It wasn’t until my mom noticed that we put two and two together,” says 18-year-old Briza Garcia, who was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy at 17. “It was [...]
By uclahealth • November 16, 2018
The Adolescent Epilepsy Center at UCLA will open its doors in June at 300 UCLA Medical Plaza. The unique, multidisciplinary center [...]
By uclahealth • May 8, 2018
My husband and I have four kids and our third child is missing a piece of a chromosome, has a brain abnormality called agenesis of the corpus callosum, epilepsy and developmental delays. He has a rare form of a rare syndrome of which there have only been 200 documented cases [...]
By Smiley • May 3, 2018
Epilepsy – a disorder of the brain associated with sudden and unpredictable seizures – is the most common chronic neurological condition among children in the U.S., affecting more than 470,000 children and adolescents under the age of 18. Understanding seizures “A seizure is a sudden surge of electrical activity [...]
By uclahealth • February 28, 2018