Navigation Links
Epilepsy Foundation and Epilepsy Therapy Project Finalize Merger To Create Strong, Unified Organization To Support People with Epilepsy
Date:12/26/2012

Washington, DC, December 26, 2012 (PRWEB) December 26, 2012

The Epilepsy Foundation (EF) and the Epilepsy Therapy Project (ETP) announced today that their Boards of Directors have unanimously approved the merger of the two organizations. The new organization, known as the Epilepsy Foundation, will fight for more than two million Americans and their families living with epilepsy today and the one in 26 Americans who will develop epilepsy at some point in their lives. The new mission of the Foundation is to stop seizures and SUDEP, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy through efforts including education, advocacy and research to accelerate ideas into therapies. This strategic merger of the EF and ETP has garnered tremendous support from leaders in the healthcare advocacy and research communities.

“The Epilepsy Community has an obligation and now an opportunity to step forward with a strong unified voice to bring greater resources to bear at the national and at the local level to improve the lives of people with epilepsy” said Warren Lammert, Chairman and co-founder of the Epilepsy Therapy Project. “The merger of the EF and ETP creates an opportunity, working together with the 47 local affiliates of the Epilepsy Foundation, to be make a real difference through a comprehensive agenda that includes education, advocacy, awareness, local services and supporting research and the development of new therapies in a time frame that matters to people living with epilepsy today.

“Across all diseases and life-threatening conditions, patient-focused organizations – and patients themselves – are leading the way toward better treatments,” said Michael Milken, chairman of FasterCures. “The merged resources of the Epilepsy Therapy Project and the Epilepsy Foundation will give individuals living with the condition – and their families – an even stronger advocate and partner working to accelerate researc
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Upsher-Smith Currently Recruiting People With Epilepsy To Evaluate Investigational Rescue Treatment For Seizure Clusters
2. Reverse engineering epilepsys miracle diet
3. BBVA Foundation Unites the Efforts of Massachusetts General Hospital and Barcelonas Vall dHebron Hospital in Biomarker Research for Personalized Cancer Therapies
4. Leaders in Science Join Upcoming Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Oldest Science Foundation in America
5. Silence Therapeutics Announces Positive Response by USPTO that Affirms Validity of Four Foundational RNAi Patents
6. Cord Blood America Announces Exclusive Agreement With National Childrens Leukemia Foundation to Store Stem Cells
7. Elsevier Foundation Awards 2011 Grants to Advance Women in Science and Support Libraries in Developing Countries
8. Galien Foundation Announces 2012 Awards Program For Best Biopharmaceutical Products and Best Medical Technology
9. Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST) Funds Human Clinical Trial
10. NeuroPhage Receives Michael J. Fox Foundation Funding for Parkinsons Disease Research
11. Foundation of UMDNJ Receives Grand Challenges Tuberculosis Biomarkers Grant
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/17/2014)... September 17, 2014 Beckman Coulter ... science and healthcare, has renewed its agreement with ... part of the agreement, Personify will continue to streamline ... emphasis on recruitment analytics, including time-to-fill, time-to-source and a ... our agreement with Personify was based on the success ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... NASA’s MESSENGER has just celebrated its 10 year ... have one of its latch valves, V27200-818, operating onboard ... investigation of the planet Mercury. It is only the ... provided a vast amount of information and images of ... utilize solenoids that also include permanent magnets to maintain ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ... how to create the features that we desire in ... Technology Center at Montana State University. “As we explore ... , Some of those lessons were presented in San ... Nature of Light: Light in Nature ” chaired by ...
(Date:9/16/2014)...  Biocom, the association representing the Southern ... th Annual National Health Information Technology Week, which ... improving our health care system. " ... world,s most vibrant hubs for health IT and digital ... genomic testing to remote patient monitoring," said Joe ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Beckman Coulter Signs 3-year RPO Contract with Personify 2Beckman Coulter Signs 3-year RPO Contract with Personify 3Nature’s designs inspire research into new light-based technologies 2Nature’s designs inspire research into new light-based technologies 3Nature’s designs inspire research into new light-based technologies 4Nature’s designs inspire research into new light-based technologies 5Biocom Recognizes National Health IT Week 2
... Nektar Therapeutics,(Nasdaq: NKTR ) will announce ... December 31, 2008 on Wednesday, February 25, 2009, after ... and chief executive,officer, will host a conference call to ... p.m. Pacific Time (PT). , ...
... Feb. 11 XTL,Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: XTLB ... Mr. Boaz Shweiger have been appointed to XTL,s Board ... also be assuming,the role of Co-Chief Executive Officer, with ... alternatives. , Ron Bentsur, Co-Chief ...
... ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 11 Scientists engaged in biological ... in their 2009 lab budgets. BioInformatics, LLC ( ... the life science market, has released preliminary data from ... Down Market: Strategies for Life Science Suppliers. In ...
Cached Biology Technology:Nektar to Announce Year-End 2008 Financial Results on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets 2XTL Biopharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of David Grossman and Boaz Shweiger to Board of Directors 2XTL Biopharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of David Grossman and Boaz Shweiger to Board of Directors 3Life Science Labs Reacting to the Economic Crisis 2
(Date:9/17/2014)... PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] After decades of decline, ... Cod,s saltmarshes. To the eye, the marsh in those ... clear that a key service of the marsh ... aesthetics back but the ecosystem function hasn,t come back," ... and senior author of the study in the journal ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... KNOXVILLEScience has learned a great deal about complex social ... might have something to teach too. , With their ... advanced cognition, parrots live in a complex social environment---not ... as bees or ants, but in a dynamic setting ... the most intelligent mammals: dolphins, whales, primates, and social ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... women in Australia is increased by lower socioeconomic ... September) in BJOG: An International Journal of ... high standards of living; however, existing research has ... indigenous and non indigenous Australians. , This case-control ... socioeconomic position on severe maternal morbidities associated with ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Cape Cod saltmarsh recovery looks good, falls short 2Cape Cod saltmarsh recovery looks good, falls short 3Being social: Learning from the behavior of birds 2New study examines the impact of socioeconomic position & maternal morbidity in Australia 2New study examines the impact of socioeconomic position & maternal morbidity in Australia 3
... sediments laid down shortly after an asteroid plowed into the ... is linked to widespread global extinctions including the demise of ... first fauna to show themselves following the global catastrophe. ... is often on the survival and proliferation of mammals, paleo-botanical ...
... The Dow Chemical Company has awarded UC Santa ... research initiative that will help shape the future of ... Materials Institute at UCSB will educate future scientists and ... with applications that range from novel polymers to next-generation ...
... Assigning environment-related legal cases to specialized tribunals, courts ... experts convene in Malaysia for a two-day United Nations ... and governance systems and sustainable development. High court ... country,s Supreme Court to ensure judges have the expertise ...
Cached Biology News:Worms among first animals to surface after K-T extinction event, CU-led study finds 2Worms among first animals to surface after K-T extinction event, CU-led study finds 3UCSB awarded $15 million by Dow to establish collaborative institute for materials research and education 2UCSB awarded $15 million by Dow to establish collaborative institute for materials research and education 3Specialized courts for environment cases among proposals as law experts mull green governance 2Specialized courts for environment cases among proposals as law experts mull green governance 3Specialized courts for environment cases among proposals as law experts mull green governance 4Specialized courts for environment cases among proposals as law experts mull green governance 5
... is a member of a nuclear ... that heterodimerize with retinoic acid-like receptor ... regulation of glucose and lipid metabolism. ... anti-diabetic agents called thiazolidinediones (TZD) or ...
... Preparation Reconstitution: one vial contains ... ficoll and 50 mg PVP; ... water yields a 50concentrate Special ... 1.00 g/mL (20 C) Quality ...
... Antibody Capture Kit eliminates ... optimization steps typically required ... This kit enables the ... multiple antigens based on ...
... This CLS number is a new ... Cornings product number. If showing no ... old Sigma-Aldrich number (R4276) or contact ... cap polystyrene (expanded surface, easy grip) ...
Biology Products: