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FY15 ERP Funding Opportunities Now Available!

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The Epilepsy Research Program (ERP) was initiated in 2015 to develop an understanding of the magnitude of post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) within the military and to expand research into the basic mechanisms by which traumatic brain injury (TBI) produces epilepsy. To this end, and to satisfy the ERP’s Mission and Vision,…  Read More

Mini Grant Program Awards

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MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 4, 2014 — Exemplifying their primary mission, the Child Neurology Foundation, (CNF) announced the recipients of thirty mini-grants of $1000 awarded to families dealing with Infantile Spasms (I.S.), an ultra-rare childhood neurologic condition. The genesis of this program (and the recipient-selections) came directly from families dealing with I.S….  Read More

Swaiman Scholarship Awards

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The Swaiman Medical Scholarship Award is awarded to up-to-ten 1st- and 2nd-year medical students who receive $3,500 for clinical research in child neurology with the sponsorship of a child neurologist who oversees their work during the summer. Candidates for the award are asked to submit a two page application accompanied…  Read More

Student Overcomes TBI

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The Terrill Foundation announced that Kayla Meyer of New Prague, Minnesota, has been awarded the 2014 Terrill Scholarship for community leadership, academic persistence, and commitment to pursue her education and career goals. Kayla, a senior at New Prague High School, plans to attend Minnesota State University to study education and…  Read More

Philanthropist Steve Tisch has pledged $10 million to UCLA’s Dr Giza for TBI Research

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As announcedby President Obama last week,  this single largest gift from an individual to a medical center for a concussion-related initiative will enable Dr Christopher Giza’s BrainSPORT Program at UCLA to establish the world’s most sophisticated research, prevention, diagnosis and treatment program for concussions and brain injuries, with a particular emphasis…  Read More