CURE is now accepting LOIs for our first 2017 grant cycle.

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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS CURE 2017 Cycle 1 Funding Opportunities CURE is now accepting LOIs for our first 2017 grant cycle. Innovator Award – $50,000 USD paid over 1 year Taking Flight Award – $100,000 USD paid over 1 year CURE Epilepsy Award – $250,000 USD paid over 2 years Key…  Read More

International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke (IAPS) News & World Stroke Day: October 29, 2016

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Perinatal Stroke Research Request for Application Attention research teams: The NIH/NNHLBI recently announced a research project grant for perinatal stroke. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits grant applications regarding basic or translational research addressing the developing neurovascular unit, perinatal stroke injury/repair response, and/or stroke related etiologies and risk factors. Research regarding vascular,…  Read More

GW Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Positive Phase 3 Pivotal Trial for Epidiolex (cannabidiol) in the Treatment of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

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London, UK; 26 Sept 2016: GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: GWPH, AIM: “GWP,” “GW,” “the Company” or “the Group”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, announces positive results of the second randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 clinical trial of its…  Read More

Your Feedback Requested: Parents/Caregivers Medical Cannabis Survey

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At the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF), our mission is to serve as a collaborative center of education and support for children living with neurologic conditions and their families. In recent years, the issue of medical cannabis use with epileptic patients has received considerable attention. With the acknowledgement of the evolving…  Read More

PCORI Annual Meeting Scholarships

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The 2016 PCORI Annual Meeting is taking place in November in the greater Washington, D.C. area, and we’re offering scholarships to help patients, caregivers, and trainees/graduate students in health fields attend. The scholarships cover the costs of travel, hotel, and registration, as well as an allowance for certain other expenses….  Read More

The Arc of Illinois Stipend Funds to Attend Conferences Related to Developmental Disability Issues

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Consumer Stipend Funds The Arc of Illinois, through a grant from the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities, administers the Consumer Involvement Program and distributes consumer stipend funds to enable people with developmental disabilities and their family members to attend conferences of their choice that are directly related to developmental disability issues….  Read More

The First Annual Luke G Neurological Scholarship from Bella Soul

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Requirements for Scholarship: Must be a college student living with a neurological disorder. Must be enrolled as full time student. The limitations are not bound by state or university in which the individual attends. —please email proof of enrollment to Bella Soul (does not need to be a transcript; scholarship…  Read More

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. announces FDA approval of Dysport® (abobotulinumtoxinA) for the treatment of lower limb spasticity in pediatric patients aged two and older

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First and only FDA-approved botulinum toxin for the treatment of pediatric lower limb spasticity and studied in patients with cerebral palsy Pivotal study in cerebral palsy patients with lower limb spasticity aged 2 to 17 showed significant improvements in co-primary efficacy endpoints at Week 4 that evaluated Modified Ashworth Scale…  Read More

New Recommendations for Transitioning Youths with Brain Disorders to Adult Care

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The Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) is pleased to announce the publication of a new consensus statement endorsed by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), Child Neurology Society (CNS), and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). “The Neurologist’s Role in Supporting Transition to Adult Healthcare: A consensus statement” was created by an independent…  Read More

Enroll for Epilepsy Genetics Initiative today! Two new enrollment partners added

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Enroll for Epilepsy Genetics Initiative today! Two new enrollment partners added EGI continues building upon the promise to tirelessly search for new ways of understanding the genetics of epilepsy. Bridging the gap between patients, doctors and researchers with a centralized database to house genetic data, the hope is to discover previously…  Read More