Latest Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy Stories

2014-10-01 12:27:51

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As general manager for the Chicago Bears, Phil Emery has watched his team face many difficult opponents on the football field. But no football team has dealt with the challenges that his 30-year-old daughter April has faced since being diagnosed with uncontrollable epilepsy at only 6-years-old. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149685 Emery has decided to do something to help his daughter - and all of those who suffer...

2014-07-17 16:20:33

Attribute to Susan Axelrod, Founding Chair, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "CURE applauds the announcement today from the U.S. Department of Defense - allocating $7.5 million dedicated to epilepsy research - and thanks Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) for his leadership on this issue. The incidence of epilepsy increased by an alarming 52 percent from 2006 to 2010, with approximately 8 percent of those afflicted having been...

2014-02-24 16:25:23

Photo Op of Local Leaders CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The common bond of the love of a child with epilepsy will bring three of the most influential leaders in Chicago together for the kick-off fundraising event towards the goal of $1.5 million for research for a cure for epilepsy. Chicago Bears General Manager Phil Emery and Ventas Chairman & CEO Debra A. Cafaro will join Susan Axelrod, founding chair of Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE), at...

2014-02-14 08:25:42

Leading Nongovernmental Funder of Epilepsy Research Awards $450,000 in Grants in Early 2014 CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After receiving a record-high 200 plus applications in 2013, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) is proud to announce its six research grant recipients for the Taking Flight and Innovator awards. The surge in applications is credited to CURE's ongoing efforts to drive the epilepsy research agenda, funding innovative science not...

2012-12-11 05:03:37

President Obama´s senior campaign advisor made a promise to shave off his mustache if $1m was raised for epilepsy. After meeting the goal, the team at MSNBC sought out the professionals at eShave to ℠Slash the Stash.´ New York, New York (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 On MSNBC´s “Morning Joe,” viewers watched facial hair history in the making. President Obama´s senior campaign advisor David Axelrod went on the program after launching ℠Slash the...

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