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News and Updates from Child Neurology Foundation

Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy Conference

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DATES: Thursday June 23 – Sunday, June 26 LOCATION: The Westin Alexandria, 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA 22314 CLOSEST AIRPORT: Reagan National (4.5 miles from the PAME hotel) DETAILS: PAME is a meeting of parents and adults with epilepsy, advocates, researchers and doctors to advance dialogue and find solutions for…  Read More

Help Us Improve our Website: Parent, Caregiver, and Advocate Survey

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In preparation for the upcoming Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) Board of Directors’ strategic planning meeting, we kindly request a few minutes of your time to complete a CNF website survey. This survey is designed specifically for parents, caregivers, and advocates and is intended to provide valuable data that will assist us…  Read More

The Epilepsy Foundation: Knowledge about Epilepsy and Risk Factors Survey

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The Epilepsy Foundation is constantly enhancing epilepsy.com. To help, they are asking users for a better understanding of what they know about the impact of epilepsy and seizures. Your answers to this survey will help us build a better website to help you manage your seizures. They welcome participation from…  Read More

The Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP Institute will be awarding more than $1 million to address Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

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The Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP Institute will be awarding more than $1 million for a series of four prize challenge competitions working to address Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). These challenges allow us to take advantage of interdisciplinary approaches and alternative perspectives. Through combining and contrasting ideas, the best and…  Read More

UMDF Great Lakes Regional Mitochondrial Medicine Symposium

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Clinical/Medical Sessions (CME) Friday, May 20, 2016 Patient/Family Sessions (non CME) Saturday, May 21, 2016 To view schedule and speakers – visit www.umdf.org/GreatLakesClinicalAgenda. Complete symposium details, including the family agenda, course description, faculty disclosures, and registration are available at www.umdf.org/symposium/greatlakes. CME CREDIT This activity has been planned and implemented in…  Read More

Eisai Announces FDA Approval of FYCOMPA® (perampanel) Oral Suspension for Adjunctive Therapy in the Treatment of Partial-Onset Seizures and Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures

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New Formulation Expands Treatment Options for Epilepsy Patients with POS and PGTC Seizures Woodcliff Lake, NJ, May 2, 2016 – Eisai Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved FYCOMPA® (perampanel) CIII Oral Suspension as adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures (POS) with…  Read More

CURE: NOW ACCEPTING 2017 Seminar Series Applications!

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Host a 2017 CURE Seminar At Your Institution   CURE is now accepting applications for the 2017 Frontiers in Research Seminar Series! Approximately 10 seminars will be sponsored at different institutions each academic year with one goal: to present cutting-edge epilepsy research to a wide audience of researchers, young investigators, students,…  Read More

CURE Travel Awards

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CURE is Proud to Sponsor the Gordon Research Seminar and Gordon Research Conference on Mechanisms of Epilepsy & Neuronal Synchronization GRS August 20-21, 2016 | GRC August 21-26, 2016 PGA Catalunya Business and Convention Centre: Girona, Spain This conference is particularly valuable for young investigators given its small size and the opportunity it presents…  Read More