PERF® Announces New Research Grant Mechanism – NOW OPEN

The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation® (PERF®) in partnership with the Child Neurology Society (CNS) is pleased to announce the PERF-CNS Bridge Grant Program to retain child neurology researchers.   This new program is now OPEN and accepting applications for the 2024 cycle.  It is designed to provide bridge funding to promising child neurology researchers who are […]


2023 AES/PERF® Research Training Fellowship for Clinicians Award

PERF® is pleased to announce the 2023 recipient of the AES/PERF Research Training Fellowship for Clinicians Award.  Jillian McKee, MD, PhD is a pediatric epilepsy fellow at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.   She received a $50,000 research grant to support her project, “Reconstructing the longitudinal disease history in SYNGAP1-related disorder”.    Her award was funded at […]


PERF® Welcomes New Board Member

PERF® is pleased to announce the addition of its newest Board Member, Teri J. Behnke.   Her professional experience spans more than 25 years at the University of Michigan – Michigan Medicine.  Her current position is in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, as an Administrative Specialist Senior Health Services.  Prior to joining the PERF® […]