The purpose of this FOA is to solicit applications for an Epilepsy Center without Walls focused on collaborative preclinical and clinical research to prepare for translational and clinical development of disease modifying or prevention therapies for epilepsy. An additional goal is to develop community partnerships and community resources to advance development of such therapies.
March 8, 2016, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
The late Susan Spencer, an internationally renowned epileptologist, exemplified the qualities of a clinician-investigator. It is hoped that this program, will foster the development of investigators interested in pursuing careers in patient oriented research.
Each fellowship will consist of a commitment of $55,000 per year for two years, plus $10,000 per year for tuition to support formal education in clinical research methodology at the applicant’s institution or elsewhere.
Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP Institute Second Challenge: Preventing Epilepsy Seizures
Deadline: October 13, 2015 Award: $30,000
The Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP Institute is challenging Solvers to come up with ideas for a method/intervention to reduce the risk of seizures, especially convulsive or tonic-clonic seizures, with the purpose of preventing SUDEP. Can you help us create a tool to empower more people with epilepsy to improve seizure control? Learn more and enroll in the challenge.