Past Awardees


Scott Baraban, PhD, and collaborator Peter Crino, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
“A STRADA Zebrafish Model”

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"


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


Aristea Galanopoulou, MD, PhD, and Michele Simonato, MD
18th San Servolo Advanced Epilepsy Course
Bridging Basic with Clinical Epileptology (7) - Accelerating translation in epilepsy research

Severn Churn, PhD, Claudia Robertson, MD, PhD and Aristea Galanopoulou, MD, PhD
Baylor University for the NINDS Workshop
Post-Traumatic Epilepsy: Models, CDEs, and Optimization

Kimberly Nye
Tess Research Foundation
4th International SLC13A5 Deficiency Research Roundtable 2020

Chris Dulla, PhD, and Jeff Noebels, MD, PhD
Gordon Research Conference and Seminar
Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neural Synchronization
2 awards total, one each in the spring and fall of 2019

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


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"


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 and Seminar
Inhibition in the CNS

Monika Jones
The Brain Recovery Project
Childhood Epilepsy