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Frontiers in Research
On November 18, our new seminar series heads to Baylor, Texas where CURE Grantee Peter Crino, MD, PhD, will discuss his latest research findings on a possible connection between HPV and brain malformations. This breakthrough discovery may lead to a definable cause and treatment for focal cortical dysplasia type IIB (FCDIIB). Dr. Crino’s work has significant ramifications for how we think about this type of childhood epilepsy and could lead to new approaches to treatment and prevention.

If you’re able to attend our lecture in Texas, keep up with us on Twitter using #CUREBaylor!

CURE Fundraisers
Some of our wonderful supporters are holding benefits around the country to celebrate Epilepsy Awareness Month and help fund research to find a cure. To learn more about how you can help fundraise, visit our host page.
CURE Fundraisers

Friday Nov 1 Clipper Round the World
Support George Koether, a friend of CURE participating in the Clipper Round the World Race. The race is a major global event with an audience in excess of half a billion people in more than 200 countries. Twelve 70-foot ocean-racing yachts will travel a total of 40,000 miles, featuring 15 individual races competed over eight separate legs, that span across 13 countries. George hopes to build more awareness and open discussion within the sailing community about the disease. You can follow his journey and that of his team on the Clipper Race Viewer here.


Saturday Nov 9 Cornhole for a CURE
Ludington, MI
The Ludington Cornhole Association is hosting a singles Cornhole tournament on November 9th at the Ludington Baymont Inn & Suites with all proceeds donated to CURE. Learn more about this family friendly game and register here.


Thursday Nov 14 CURE New York City Benefit Reception for Epilepsy Research
New York, NY
Please join us for canapés and conversation with our scientists. To purchase tickets, please click here.


Thursday Nov 14

Running for Samson Running for Samson
Dr. Tyler Katz is running her first half-marathon to support CURE. Epilepsy is a cause close to her heart, as her son Samson was diagnosed with Infantile Spasms and her niece was diagnosed with epilepsy three years ago. She is running for Sammy and other children fighting for health and a cure. Read more about Dr. Katzís story here and help sponsor her race.


Thursday Nov 28 Gobble Job 5K
Marietta, GA
Krystyna Wituszynski is running a 5K in honor of her brother Jeremy, who lives with epilepsy. Read her story and support her mission to raise money for CURE here.




Want to Get Involved?
Don't miss...

Partnering for Cures
November 3-5
New York, NY

Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland Resort
November 7
Anaheim, CA

Society for Neuroscience
November 9-13
San Diego, CA



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