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News and Updates from Child Neurology Foundation

OPENING SOON CURE 2016 Cycle 2 Funding Opportunities

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OPENING SOON CURE 2016 Cycle 2 Funding Opportunities CURE will soon be accepting LOIs for our second 2016 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

Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill

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Please mark your calendar for Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill from February 29th through March 3rd.  During this exciting week, rare disease community members from across the country learn about federal legislative issues, meet other advocates, and share their unique stories with legislators. SCHEDULE The week includes a variety of…  Read More


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In honor of World Stroke Day 2015, pediatric stroke advocacy organizations worldwide have joined together to create a campaign dedicated to supporting pediatric stroke awareness across the globe! Join us in making this campaign a success by sharing and taking part in the initiatives at United4PediatricStroke.org. Help Put Pediatric Stroke…  Read More

ANNOUNCING CURE 2016 Funding Opportunities

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CURE is now accepting LOIs for our first 2016 grant cycle. Currently accepting applications for: Innovator Award – $50,000 USD paid over 1 year Taking Flight Award – $100,000 USD paid over 1 year NEW CURE Epilepsy Award – $250,000 USD paid over 2 years All three awards listed above…  Read More

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