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New Initiative to Support Pediatric Migraine Research Announced
Date:3/21/2009

ur Children will help focus the work where it is so greatly needed," said Kirsten Heinemann, whose 16 year-old son Erik has suffered from migraines since he was eight.

To further the For Our Children program, the Migraine Research Foundation will raise funds to provide seed money grants to researchers who demonstrate innovation in the study of pediatric and adolescent migraine. In addition, MRF plans to offer a special For Our Children Research Award to a medical resident, and a For Our Children Fellowship to encourage the entry of new talent to the practice and study of pediatric migraine.

The Migraine Research Foundation is the only organization whose sole purpose is to raise funds for innovative scientific research to further the understanding of the causes and mechanisms of migraine, to develop improvements in treatment for sufferers, and to find the cure. The Migraine Research Foundation provides more funding for migraine research than any other 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the United States.

For more information about For Our Children, how to donate and/or volunteer, contact Joan Kaplan at (212) 249-5402 or jkaplan(at)migraineresearchfoundation.org.

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