Congratulations to the 2020 PERF grants and NDD scholarship recipients!
Every year, the Child Neurology Foundation — along with the Child Neurology Society and Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation — awards research grants and scholarships to several young investigators, aimed at identifying treatments and cures for pediatric neurologic diseases.
- The PERF Elterman Research Grant is a $100,000 grant – of $50,000 per year for two years – to support clinical or basic science research by a child neurologist. This year’s recipient is Juliet Knowles, MD, PhD.
- The PERF Shields Research Grant is a $100,000 grant – of $50,000 per year for two years – to support translational or clinical research by a child neurologist. This year’s recipient is Youssef A. Kousa, MS, DO, PhD.
- The Neuro Developmental Disorder (NDD) Summer Research Scholarship is a one summer clinical research scholarship for a first- or second-year U.S. or Canadian medical student who has an interest in training as a child neurologist. Selected applicant receive a $3,500 scholarship to support his or her research project. This year’s recipient is Camille Corre.
Watch the virtual award ceremony, and hear more about the grants and each recipient’s work, in the video below:
Learn more about how to apply for a PERF or NDD grant here.