Events & News


Stay Tuned for Upcoming Epilepsy Events

1) NEREG will have several teams participating in Epilepsy Walks in 2014.

a. Walk for a Brighter Tomorrow in Seaside Heights, NJ

b. Stroll for Epilepsy in Northeast NY 

2) NEREG will be organizing multiple patient education programs this upcoming year in association (at some of these) with the Epilepsy Foundation of NJ, Epilepsy Foundation of Southern NY, Lenox Gastaut Foundation, and Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance 


April 08
Dr. Olgica Laban-Grant, Life threatening conditions in epilepsy (status epilepticus, SUDEP)

April 15
Dr. Lorna Myers, La Epilepsia que se da con Depresión: cómo se reconoce y qué se hace al respecto?

April 22
Dr. Enrique Feoli, Generic medications vs Brand name/Supplements vitamins and seizures (Spanish)

May 13
Dr. Philippe Douyon, Marijuana in Epilepsy

May 20
Dr. Christos Lambrakis, Epilepsy testing: Common tests - the how and why

May 20
Dr. Lorna Myers, Overview of the new book: Psychogenic non- epileptic seizures: A Guide.

May 27
Dr. Brenda Wu, Epilepsy 101 - Beyond Convulsions (Chinese)

June 10
Dr. Nelima Thakur, Autoimmune epilepsy

September 09
Dr. Marcelo Lancman, Book presentation "What you need to know if Epilepsy has touched your life"

September 22
Dr. Marcelo Lancman, Book presentation "Qué necesitas saber si la epilepisa ha tocado tu vida"

October 14
Dr. Salah Mesad, Mental Health Issues in Epilepsy

October 28
Dr. Preeti Puntambekar, Advances in medical treatment of epilepsy

November 11
Dr. Eric Segal, Neuromodulation in Epilepsy


September 20
Annual Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group Conference in Mahwah, NJ

November 08
Epilepsy Conference for Persons Living with Epilepsy and their Loved Ones in Spanish and English in Manhattan, NY

Purple Projects for Epilepsy Awareness

March 26
Epilepsy Day-Purple Day at the Hackensack University Medical Center

October 22
Purple Pumpkin Project for epilepsy awareness - Hackensack, NJ

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