2022 LGS Research Roundtable at AES
Every year, the LGS Foundation organizes the LGS Research Roundtable at the American Epilepsy Society (AES) annual meeting in an effort to #FreeTheData. Join us as we hear updates from our grant recipients and research collaborations. 2022 Roundtable: Advancing Clinical Research in…
Swing “FORE” a Cure Golf Event for LGS
Event Date: July 23, 2022
Join us For the First-Ever Swing FORE a cure for LGS Saturday, July 23, 2022 Dublin, Ohio LGS is a severe form of epilepsy that typically becomes apparent during infancy or early childhood. Children with LGS experience frequent, uncontrollable seizures…
The LGS Foundation Receives Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Rare As One Grant
This grant will support the development of a diverse and inclusive network that brings together LGS patient, their families, and researchers to accelerate diagnosis, treatments and cures.
The LGS Foundation is among a select group of rare disease organizations to receive third-year funding as part of the Chan Zuckerberg’s Initiative, Rare As One (RAO). “In 2019, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative launched the Rare As One Network, funding…
Our Medical Science Advisory Board
meet the amazing doctors and scientists that make up our medical Science Advisory Board (MSAB) This amazing group of individuals is taking a stand against Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome by helping our team in the Foundation’s mission to accelerate LGS research. The…
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Seizure Types Associated with LGS
LGS is a lifelong developmental brain disorder and frequent, debilitating seizures are the main feature. Therapies may help, however, in most cases, they do not completely stop seizures. Seizures often change in children with LGS as they grow and develop….
Seizures and Study: One Mother’s Journey to Cure Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
How Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD, the executive director of the LGS Foundation, went from a new mother to a neuroscientist, and her decades-long quest to improve the lives of patients like her daughter, Savannah.
Many who make the decision to enter the medical science field are often driven by a desire to help others. Physicians take the Hippocratic Oath and swear to treat the ill and do no harm, and researchers are, many times,…
In Memory of Joseph Michael Manson
Joseph was born with a rare medical condition called cobolomine e abnormality he was the first in the US and first at birth in the world. Joseph fought a hard fight and showed them it can be done he got…
In Memory of Johnathan Rush, Jr.
3/19/2004 - 10/01/2016
Johnathan was my first born. He was born premature and not breathing. Because of his traumatic birth, his brain endured an injury that caused a variety of disorders. One the many we would later discover was Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. His journey…
In Memory of Rowan Wade Martin
11/25/2016 - 4/08/2022
There is so much. It was a long journey, yet not long enough all at once. For 5 years he consumed me. I will always miss him. I don’t even know what to say to explain our story. He was…