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Epilepsy Innovation Institute (Ei2)
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International researchers at academic, nonprofit research institutions and industry organizations to create personalized brain mapping to improve epilepsy care. A letter of Intent is required prior to submission of a full application. Eligible proposals will test novel, unconventional hypotheses or pursue major methodological or technical challenges in network modeling for epilepsy.
The Epilepsy Foundation is interested in funding innovative multi-scale approaches to brain mapping and therefore, encourages proposal submissions that can begin to correlate standard measures of macro-network activity (i.e. EEG and/or fMRI) with microphysiological mechanisms (such as oxygen, microdialysis of extracellular fluids, local field potentials, etc).
The ultimate end-goal is to create a user-friendly data visualization tool for seizure propagation personalized to the individual’s brain network. This request for proposals will be used to fund the preliminary exploratory work needed to develop a prototype visualization tool. The following will be prioritized:
- Investigators who propose employing new technologies and new analytical methods on existing data sets already collected.
The objective of this RFP is to support pilot studies that encourage new analytical approaches and tools to model seizure propagation in a brain network. These are seed funding grants for exploratory research that has the potential to transform our understanding of how seizures can propagate throughout the network. The Foundation encourages applications to take multi-scale approaches that could correlate the current standard measures of macro-network mapping such as EEG and fMRI with micro-network physiological mechanism. This is not an effort to support the collection and curation of large data sets. Therefore, those with data sets already available for analysis will be given preference.
Team Science Award
This award is designed to foster collaborative research amongst researchers with complementary expertise and capabilities, who will work together to advance our understanding on seizure propagation in personalized brain network models. Ei2 expects to provide up to $200,000 per multidisciplinary teams of two or more established Principal Investigators (PIs). Our goal is to support interdisciplinary approaches involving clinicians, neuroscientists, computer scientists, and mathematicians to facilitate different perspectives in these early days of network modeling.
GrantWatch ID#: 185622
Up to $200,000
February 2020: Projects commence
For all proposals, the level and duration of funding may be adjusted by the Epilepsy Foundation as appropriate for the scope of the proposal and the funds available. Multi‐year support is not automatic for any Epilepsy Foundation award and is conditioned on submission of complete and accurate progress reports and demonstrated progress on the funded proposal.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
ProposalCENTRAL application portal: https://proposalcentral.com/
Technical questions about the proposalCENTRAL submission system:
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Administrative questions regarding the RFP and eligibility:
Liz Schreiber, Grants and Fellowships Program Manager
Questions regarding the My Brain Map initiative:
Sonya Dumanis, Senior Director of Innovation
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