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Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP Institute Announces Winning Solutions on Predicting and Preventing Life-Threatening Seizures

Dec 20, 2016 - GlobeNewswire

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP (sudden unexpected death in epilepsy) Institute announced winners in the first milestone of the challenge to, "Developing Predictive Biomarkers of Epilepsy Seizures." This is part of the fourth and final challenge, in partnership with InnoCentive, that will ultimately award more than $1 million in prizes.

Each year, more than 1 out of 1,000 people with epilepsy die from SUDEP. If seizures are not controlled, t...