The American Epilepsy Society accepts support from corporations and other organizations in strict compliance with:
- Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) accreditation requirements for medical education providers
- Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) Code for Interaction with Companies
- American Epilepsy Society (AES) Policy on Commercial Support
AES discloses all corporate expenditures in signage at the AES Annual Meeting and in the AES Annual Meeting program book. Expenditures may include exhibit booths, sponsorships, advertising, continuing medical education grants, and grants that support AES fellowships, research programs, and education products. All expenditures for the year are totaled for recognition purposes.
American Epilepsy Society recognizes corporate supporters at the following levels:
- Benefactor: $500,000+
- Leader: $250,000-$499,000
- Partner: $100,000-$249,999
- Supporter: $50,000-$99,999
- Contributor: $25,000-$49,999
- Advocate: $10,000-$24,999
- Patron: $5,000-$9,999
The following companies supported the American Epilepsy Society in 2017 through medical education grants, exhibiting at the Annual Meeting, advertising, or sponsorships. For specific items supported by each company, please click here.
Benefactor Level | $500,000+
Leader Level | $250,000 - $499,999
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Greenwich Biosciences, Inc.
Partner Level | $100,000 - $249,999
SK Life Science, Inc.
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Supporter Level | $50,000 - $99,999
BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc.
Nihon Koden America, Inc.
Contributor Level | $25,000 - $49,999
Cadwell Industries, Inc.
Advocate Level | $10,000 - $24,999
Rythmlink International, LLC
Persyst Development Corporation
Compumedics Neurosciences Inc.
Moberg ICU Solutions
Texas Children's Hospital
Ricoh USA, Inc.
Patron Level | $5,000 - $9,999
Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC
York Instruments, Ltd
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
Lifelines Neurodiagnostics Systems, Inc
Brain Sentinel, Inc.
Child Neurology Foundation
CTF MEG International Services LP
Ad-Tech Medical Instrument Corp.
RSV Diagnostic Services
Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.