Corporate Supporters

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 2016 through medical education grants, exhibiting at the AES Annual Meeting, advertising, or sponsorships. For specific items supported by each company, see pages 105-119 of the 2016 AES Annual Meeting program book.

 

Benefactor Level
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Eisai, Inc.
UCB, Inc.

Leader Level
Lundbeck

Partner Level 
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.
Greenwich Biosciences, Inc.
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Supporter Level 
Epilepsy Foundation
LivaNova
Sage Therapeutics
Wishes for Elliott
Nihon Kohden America, Inc.

Contributor Level 
Medtronic
NeuroPace, Inc.
RICOH Company, LTD

Advocate Level 
Rythmlink International, LLC
Dravet Syndrome Foundation
Zimmer Biomet
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals Company
Texas Children's Hospital
Zoegenix, Inc.
Acorda Therapeutics
Mallinkrodt Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Natus Neurology Incorporated
Cadwell Industries, Inc.
Lifelines Neurodiagnostics Systems, Inc.
Persyst Development Corporation
BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Blackrock NeuroMed, LLCCompumedics
Electrical Geodesics, Inc.
Validus Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Memorial Herman/Mischer Neuroscience Institute
Baylor College of Medicine
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Patron Level 
OBELAB, Inc.
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
MNG Labs
ANT North America
Ripple, LLC
Empatica
Ad-Tech Medical instrument Corp.
Elekta, Inc.
GeneDx
Neuralynx, Inc.
PMT Corporation
Brain Sentinel, Inc.