AES Endorses the March for Science

Thursday, March 16, 2017
The American Epilepsy Society (AES) released the following statement providing the Society's endorsement of the March for Science on April 22 in Washington, DC.  AES's statement was approved unanimously by the AES Board of Directors.

"The American Epilepsy Society (AES) joins with other scientific societies in endorsing the "March for Science" taking place on April 22 in Washington, DC and in locations around the world.  We encourage members to consider participating in these events designed to celebrate and reinforce the value of science, and scientific exchange and collaboration, in improving health worldwide. 
As the largest multidisciplinary medical and scientific society dedicated to advancing research and education for preventing, treating and curing epilepsy, AES provides an inclusive global forum where clinical and scientific professionals work together to eradicate epilepsy and its consequences.
The AES principles of rigorous scientific inquiry, evidence-based decision making, global scientific collaboration and nonpartisan support for sustained investment in biomedical and basic research align with the goals embodied in the March for Science.”