From Diagnosis to Surgery
The Liverpool Epilepsy Research Group performs cutting-edge research in children and adults with epilepsy.
Clinically-orientated research in patients with paediatric epilepsy is done in collaboration with Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and in patients with adult epilepsy in collaboration with the Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust.
An important focus of research is the identification of biomarkers in epilepsy. A biomarker is a biological property that can be used to predict a future pathological event, physiological event or a treatment outcome. Current biomarker research involving trustees of the MREA in context of their work at the University of Liverpool include: