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Our Programs

Since its inception, CURE has been at the forefront of epilepsy research, raising over $50 million to fund research and other programs that will lead the way to a cure for epilepsy.


Epilepsy Genetics Initiative (EGI)

EGI is an initiative created to bridge the gap between people with epilepsy, clinicians, and researchers and advance precision medicine in epilepsy.

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Infantile Spasms Initiative

CURE has awarded over $4.1 million to 8 investigators to accelerate the understanding of infantile spasms and advance a new, disease-modifying therapy into the clinic.

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Post-Traumatic Epilepsy

Funded by a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, this program supports a team approach to researching the prevention and treatment of post-traumatic epilepsy.

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Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

CURE has invested more than $3.1 million in SUDEP research, which includes 27 grants to 34 investigators in 8 countries.

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CURE awards grants for novel research projects that address finding the cures for epilepsy and address the goal of “no seizures, no side-effects.”

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Frontiers in Research Seminar Series

Epilepsy research is significantly underrepresented in University Seminar Series and Grand Rounds that take place at institutions across the country. Thanks to the generous support of the Nussenbaum-Vogelstein family, CURE is pleased to sponsor a University-based invited lectureship program – Frontiers in Research.

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