Grantee Success Stories

Launching Careers. Improving Patient Outcomes.

AES research dollars support trainees, fellows, and newly-independent investigators working across the full spectrum of epilepsy research, from basic science to translational and clinical research.

AES grants are made possible by the generosity of AES members, nonprofit funding partners, and other donors.

Part of our mission is an unwavering commitment to funding basic and clinical projects that advance the understanding and treatment of epilepsy, ultimately improving the lives of people with epilepsy. 

The collective talent represented by AES grantees will fuel progress and breakthroughs in epilepsy prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for years to come.

AES is proud to support the careers and the work of hardworking researchers who share our dedication. We are pleased to share periodic updates on their accomplishments.

AES Research Grants

AES funds basic and clinical projects that advance the understanding and treatment of epilepsy. 
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AES Grantee Success Stories

Upkong Eyo, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Virginia
"The Junior Investigator Award I received from AES has had a huge impact on my career. It provided initial funding that enabled me to apply for and receive an R01 within a year. It has helped me become a part of the valuable AES community."
Gemma Carvill, PhD
Assistant Professor (tenure track), Northwestern University
"My AES postdoc fellowship was the springboard to a K99 that got me my current position--my Junior Investigator Award led to an R21 I just received. I chose to stay in epilepsy research in large part because of the AES community and these grants."
Fraser Sparks, PhD
Staff Scientist, Neuroscience Therapeutic Area, Regeneron
"My AES Junior Investigator Award was instrumental in my career and professional development, and I am looking forward to maintaining active membership in the epilepsy research community."