Current Funding

  • A pragmatic randomised controlled trial comparing the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of levetiracetam and zonisamide versus standard treatments for epilepsy: a comparison of Standard And New Antiepileptic Drugs (SANAD-II).
  • A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of intravenous levetiracetam versus intravenous phenytoin in terminating acute, prolonged tonic-clonic seizures including convulsive status epilepticus in children, the 'EcLIPSE' Study: Emergency treatment with Levetiracetam or Phenytoin in Status Epilepticus.
  • A systematic review of randomised controlled trials assessing the beneficial and harmful effects of treatments for epilepsy in people with a learning disability: the development of clinical guidelines and recommendations for research.
  • A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of neuroimaging assessments used to visualise the seizure focus in people with refractory epilepsy being considered for surgery.
  • Clinical and cost effectiveness of interventions for epilepsy in the NHS.
  • Cognitive consequences of in utero exposure to second generation antiepileptic drugs.
  • Core support for UK based Cochrane Collaborative Review Groups: Epilepsy.
  • Development, Neuropsychological and Physical Morbidity amongst the offspring of women with epilepsy.
  • Epilepsy Pharmacogenomics: delivering biomarkers for clinical use (EpiPGX).
  • Extrapolation approaches in paediatric drug development: current practices and opportunities for improvement?
  • Imaging prognostic markers for surgical seizure control in medically intractable temporal lobe epilepsy.
  • Long-term consequences of epilepsy surgery.
  • Models for selection bias, applied to controlled trials and observational studies of antiepileptic drugs.
  • Neurodevelopmental effects of exposure to antiepileptic drug treatment.
  • NIHR CLAHRC North West Coast: Improving access and coordination of care for adults presenting to emergency care with seizures: Care After Presenting with Seizures (CAPS).
  • NIHR CLAHRC North West Coast: Transitional Care for Young Adults with Long Term Conditions.
  • Psychological adjustment of adolescents with epilepsy.
  • Self management education for adults with poorly controlled epilepsy (SMILE). A randomised controlled trial.
  • The role of resilience for good quality of life in epilepsy and factors promoting such resilience.