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Questcor Recognized by Child Neurology Foundation for Outstanding Corporate Responsibility and Leadership
Date:2/21/2012

HAYWARD, Calif., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) announced that it has been named the recipient of the Child Neurology Foundation's first-ever Corporate Citizenship Award. The Award honors Questcor's long-term commitment to support the child neurology community as well as its specific efforts to fund education and research related to infantile spasms (IS), a very rare but potentially catastrophic childhood seizure disorder.

"One out of four children has a neurological problem, and it will take everyone's advocacy to ensure the best quality of life for all affected children," said Lawrence W. Brown, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and President of the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF).

Dr. Brown, who is also the president of the CNF Board of Directors, noted that in addition to specific initiatives focused on infantile spasms, Questcor also supports the Swaiman Medical Scholarship Program, a mentoring program funded by CNF that provides up to 10 summer clinical research scholarships. He also praised the company for making a 10-year commitment to funding the Child Neurology Society's Phillip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award.

"Questcor has shown outstanding corporate responsibility and leadership, demonstrating how industry can be full partners with physicians, scientists, and parents," Dr. Brown said. "The Child Neurology Foundation is pleased to recognize Questcor's comprehensive scope and extraordinary efforts toward this goal with the first CNF Corporate Citizenship Award. Questcor has been creative and extremely generous with projects from Infantile Spasms Awareness Week to the restoration of the Swaiman Medical Student Summer Scholarship Program and the signature commitment that will go far to endow the Child Neurology Society's Dodge Young In
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