Events & News


Epilepsy on the Move: Stay tuned for upcoming epilepsy and seizure disorder events and news in 2016 (and even some that are coming up in 2017)

Stay tuned because there are a ton of epilepsy and seizure disorder events and activities coming up this year including walks, runs, rides, conferences, and the upcoming International Epilepsy Day. 

September 2016

September 25
Fifth Annual Walk Into the Light for Epilepsy 2016 in NYC: Team NEREG will be walking in Manhattan, NY to raise epilepsy awareness in NYC.  We thank Melissa Carollo and Dr. Julian Paolicchi who are leading the team. 

September 25
Ride 30 miles for seizures with team Epilepsy Free on the Twin Lights Ride: Team Epilepsy Free (Drs. Lorna Myers and Marcelo Lancman) are riding through 30 miles of the New Jersey shore raising funds for the Epilepsy Free not-for-profit and raising awareness about epilepsy and seizure disorders.

October 2016

October 29
Annual Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group Conference: Those of you who know us are familiar with this awesome annual event.  The conference includes some of the best and brightest doctors and health experts who specialize in epilepsy and non-epileptic seizures in children and adults.  As always, it is free of charge and includes breakfast and lunch as well as a number of booths from local foundations with cool giveaways including reading materials, purple brain lollipops, raffles, and more.

October 29
Glow Walk and Run for epilepsy and seizures: Team NEREG will be walking and running on this evening raising funds for the wonderful Epilepsy Foundation of NJ.  You are encouraged to wear costumes and come prepared with a little extra cash because at the end of the event, you can choose from some very delicious food carts. 

February 2017

February 11
International Epilepsy Day: It's never too soon to start preparing for International Epilepsy Day which is coming just days before St. Valentine's Day!

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