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To serve as the forum for women and children affected by epilepsy to share their stories, to increase awareness, and to lead toward cutting-edge research for epilepsy.

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Most Women with epilepsy have normal pregnancies, but appear to be at risk for problems during pregnancy and adverse outcomes in their children. The purpose of this observational study is to establish the risk and determine the factors or contributions to those risks. Learn more at www.neadstudy.org.

Recent Blog Posts

  • The Wall Street Journal
    The Wall Street Journal

    We have EXCITING news to announce…. We were featured in The Wall Street Journal this week. Dr. David Loring’s PCORI Funded project, COPE, that follows children that are newly diagnosed with epil…

  • Are You A Force To Be Reckoned With?
    Are You A Force To Be Reckoned With?

    Today is a beautiful Fall day here in Nashville. As, the leaves are beginning to change and my windows are open so that I can feel the beautiful Fall winds start to blow. I am pondering what will chan…

  • Can You Help Us Make A Difference?
    Can You Help Us Make A Difference?

    he past few months have been so busy. School has started for the children and my husband is back to work nonstop as the Headmaster at the school where Samuel attends. Fall is rapidly approaching and I…

  • Are We Really Educating Our Children?
    Are We Really Educating Our Children?

    This week was the start of school for my three young children. The “rat race” has begun here in Tennessee, like so many other places across the country. As we gathered school supplies and…

  • Amor Vincit Omnia
    Amor Vincit Omnia

    “Amor Vincit Omnia” in latin means Love Conquers All….. In my life, love has conquered all. On July 6, 2014 I married the love of my life. Our love story is one of trials, triumphs and hea…

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About Brandy Parker-McFadden


I have had epilepsy for 20 years. I have generalized tonic-clonic seizures. While I am in the group of people with epilepsy that is controlled, I realize the importance of epilepsy research. Epilepsy research falls further behind other neurological diseases. My hope is for a cure for epilepsy. Until that time comes… Read More

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