Harrison Ford by Gage SkidmoreHarrison Ford has joined with other epilepsy advocates at an NYU event to highlight the affects of the brain disease.

Ford explained that his daughter, Georgia, has epilepsy and that the Langone Medical Center’s Find a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES) has helped his family.

The actor will be a powerful new advocate for the disease which he acknowledged affects the lives, futures and opportunities of people with epilepsy.