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First Annual Michael SanInocencio Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Research Award Presented at Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society
Date:11/1/2013

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) and Eisai Inc. today announced that the first annual Michael SanInocencio Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) Research Award was presented to Maura Madou, MD, Child Neurology Fellow at University of California – San Francisco, Benioff Children's Hospital, to facilitate her research on LGS. Dr. Madou will receive a $30,000 grant to help support the first-ever genome-wide study of the genetics of LGS, with the aim of identifying new targeted therapies to treat the disease. The award is funded through a sponsorship from Eisai Inc.

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"We are proud to support continued research into LGS, a very severe form of epilepsy, with the hope that one day it may improve the lives of people who suffer from this devastating syndrome," said Lynn Kramer, MD, President of the Neuroscience and General Medicine Product Creation Unit and Chief Clinical Officer of Eisai Product Creation Systems, Eisai's research and development organization.

LGS accounts for up to 4% of all childhood epilepsy cases and is characterized by multiple seizure types and impairment of cognitive function. Dr. Madou was selected to receive the award based on her proposal to expand upon the ongoing Epilepsy Phenome Genome Project (EPGP), an international study devoted to improving the medical community's understanding of epilepsy.

"We are very pleased to present the Michael SanInocencio LGS Research Award to Dr. Madou, as she has already identified causative gene mutations in patients with LGS," said child neurologist Donald Shields, MD, President of CNF. "We're hopeful that the commitment by CNF, supported by Eisai, to present thi
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