Brainwave Funding for Epilepsy Research Projects 2009

Brainwave, the Irish Epilepsy Association, invites proposals for funding in any aspect of epilepsy research. Grants up to €50,000 per annum for research projects up to a maximum of three years duration commencing in October 2009, are available.

Proposals under the following four headings are particularly welcome:

  • Psychosocial aspects of epilepsy
  • Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) - identifying causes or prevention
  • Effects of switching between generic and branded anti-epilepsy drugs (AED's)
  • Epilepsy in teenagers

Applications must be submitted on the official Brainwave application from on or before March 1st 2009. The application form may be downloaded from Brainwave's website

For further information please contact Mr. Peter Murphy Brainwave's Resources Manager by telephone 01 4557500 or email

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