2019 Established Investigator Award Recipients

2019 SEED GRANTS

Gerald Grant, MD, Allen Waziri, MD; Ronald Emerson, MD; and Brenda Porter, MD, PhD
Stanford University
"Electrophysiologic Signatures of Cortical and White Matter Stimulation"

Nicholas Poolos, MD, PhD, and Jing Zhang, MD, PhD
University of Washington
"Mass spectrometry of human tau to discover novel epilepsy biomarkers"

2019 AES-PARTNER SEED GRANTS

AES/TCSF Seed Grant
Michael Hammer, PhD, and Fei Yin, PhD
University of Arizona
"Testing the role of early mitochondrial dysfunction in SCN8A epilepsy"
Supported by AES and The Cute Syndrome Foundation

AES/TCSF/SLC6A1 Connect Seed Grant
Benjamin Prosser, PhD; Ingo Helbig, MD; and Beverly Davidson, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
"Targeting micro-RNAs to treat genetic epilepsies"
Supported by AES, The Cute Syndrome Foundation, and SLC6A1 Connect

2018 SEED GRANTS

Andrew Escayg, PhD, and Steven Stice, PhD
Emory University
"Exploring Extracellular vesicles as a treatment for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy"

Xiuhua Bozarth, MD, PhD; Zhijun Duan, PhD; and Xinxian Deng, PhD
Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington
"Dissect a novel link between SMC1A and epilepsy using induced pluripotent stem cells from female patients carrying de novo SMC1A heterozygous mutations"

Peter Canoll, MD, PhD, and Catherine Schevon, MD, PhD
Columbia University
"Fine-scale mapping of electrophysiological and cellular alterations in a mouse model of tumor-associated epilepsy"

2019 RESEARCH & TRAINING WORKSHOP GRANTS

Chris Dulla, PhD, and Jeff Noebels, MD, PhD
Gordon Research Conference and Seminar
Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neural Synchronization

Marc Goodfellow, PhD
University of Exeter
International Conference for Technology and Analysis of Seizures (ICTALS 2019)

Michelle Lewis, Raphael Bernier, PhD; Micah Pepper, MPH; and Leah Schust
FamilieSCN2A Foundation President
FamilieSCN2A Family and Professional Conference

Ilene Miller and William Gaillard, MD
Hope for Hypothalamic Hamartomas
4th International Symposium on Hypothalamic Hamartomas

Karen Wilcox, PhD
University of Utah
Park City Epilepsy Meeting

2018 RESEARCH & TRAINING WORKSHOP GRANTS

Antonio Delgado-Escueta, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies Workshops

Amanda Hernan, PhD, and Tristan Shuman, PhD
Gordon Research Seminar
Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neuronal Synchronization

Kimberly Nye
TESS Research Foundation
SLC13A5 Deficiency Annual Research Roundtable 2018

Ivan Soltesz, PhD
Gordon Research Conference & Seminar
Inhibition in the CNS

Monika Jones
The Brain Recovery Project
Childhood Epilepsy

2019 SEED GRANTS

Gerald Grant, MD, Allen Waziri, MD, Ronald Emerson, MD, and Brenda Porter, MD, PhD

Stanford University

“Electrophysiologic Signatures of Cortical and White Matter Stimulation”

 

Nicholas Poolos, MD, PhD, and Jing Zhang, MD, PhD

University of Washington

“Mass spectrometry of human tau to discover novel epilepsy biomarkers”

 

2019 AES-PARTNER SEED GRANTS

AES/TCSF Seed Grant

Michael Hammer, PhD and Fei Yin, PhD,

University of Arizona

Testing the role of early mitochondrial dysfunction in SCN8A epilepsy”

Supported by AES and The Cute Syndrome Foundation

 

AES/TCSF/SLC6A1 Connect Seed Grant

Benjamin Prosser, PhD, Ingo Helbig, MD, and Beverly Davidson, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

“Targeting micro-RNAs to treat genetic epilepsies”

Supported by AES, The Cute Syndrome Foundation, and SLC6A1 Connect

 

2018 SEED GRANTS

Andrew Escayg, PhD, and Steven Stice, PhD

Emory University

“Exploring Extracellular vesicles as a treatment for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy”

 

Xiuhua Bozarth, MD, PhD, Zhijun Duan, PhD, and Xinxian Deng, PhD

Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington

"Dissect a novel link between SMC1A and epilepsy using induced pluripotent stem cells from female patients carrying de novo SMC1A heterozygous mutations"

 

Peter Canoll, MD, PhD and Catherine Schevon, MD, PhD

Columbia University

“Fine-scale mapping of electrophysiological and cellular alterations in a mouse model of tumor-associated epilepsy”

 

 

2019 RESEARCH & TRAINING WORKSHOP GRANTS

Chris Dulla, PhD, and Jeff Noebels, MD, PhD

Gordon Research Conference and Seminar

Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neural Synchronization

 

Marc Goodfellow, PhD

University of Exeter

International Conference for Technology and Analysis of Seizures (ICTALS 2019)

 

Michelle Lewis, Raphael Bernier, PhD, Micah Pepper, MPH, and Leah Schust

FamilieSCN2A Foundation President

FamilieSCN2A Family and Professional Conference

 

Ilene Miller and William Gaillard, MD

Hope for Hypothalamic Hamartomas

4th International Symposium on Hypothalamic Hamartomas

 

Karen Wilcox, PhD

University of Utah

Park City Epilepsy Meeting

 

2018 RESEARCH & TRAINING WORKSHOP GRANTS

Antonio Delgado-Escueta, MD

University of California, Los Angeles

Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies Workshops

 

Amanda Hernan, PhD & Tristan Shuman, PhD

Gordon Research Seminar

Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neuronal Synchronization

 

Kimberly Nye

TESS Research Foundation

SLC13A5 Deficiency Annual Research Roundtable 2018

 

Ivan Soltesz, PhD

Gordon Research Conference & Seminar

Inhibition in the CNS

 

Monika Jones

The Brain Recovery Project

Childhood Epilepsy