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SOM-L Research Study: Surgery or Medication for LGS, Comparing Two Treatments

Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) has no cure. Although current treatments may help reduce the number of seizures, none are expected to eliminate them entirely; these treatments are palliative. The main treatments include anti-seizure medications and some surgical approaches. While both types…


The Meeting of the Minds Blew Our Minds

Our 2nd Biennial LGS Research Meeting of the Minds was an Overwhelming Success! Watch the short recap video from our Executive Director, Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD   Over 150 people attended this two-and-a-half-day hybrid research meeting in Baltimore, MD to discuss…


Discovering Breakthroughs and Innovations in LGS Research

Over the past five years, LGS research has experienced significant advancements, providing hope for individuals and families affected by this complex disorder. At the LGS Foundation, we know that patient-driven research plays a vital role in driving research on topics…


2023 LGS Meeting of the Minds

Sept. 14-16, 2023 at Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor

Thank you for helping us create a vision to advance clinical research in LGS! The LGS Foundation hosted its second Meeting of the Minds, Sept. 14-16, 2023, to discuss how we can Advance Clinical Research in LGS. This hybrid conference…


LGS Foundation at the 2023 American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting

Join the LGS Foundation in Orlando, FL December 1 – 5, 2023 Are you attending the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, in December? Visit us in the Epilepsy Resource Area of the Exhibit Hall (booth N844). Here, our…


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. Thank you for joining us at…


Our Medical Science Advisory Council

meet the amazing doctors and scientists that make up our medical Science Advisory Council (MSAC) 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…


2021 LGS Research Roundtable at AES

Every year, the LGS Foundation organizes the LGS Research Roundtable at the annual American Epilepsy Society (AES) meeting in an effort to advance LGS research and #FreeTheData. Join us as we hear updates about LGS research and discuss future advances. 2021…


Help Solve the Mystery of LGS

Epilepsy Awareness Month Focuses on Solving the Mystery of LGS and Other Rare Epilepsies

Donate now International LGS Awareness Day brought together thousands of people around the world to show that the challenges associated with LGS are tough, but so are those affected by this rare disease. This also kicked off Epilepsy Awareness Month…


2021 LGS Meeting of the Minds

Finding Disease-Modifying Therapies in LGS Research Conference Outcomes: In September 2021, over 250 researchers and family members from 7 different countries joined the LGS Foundation for a 2-day discussion focused on finding LGS Disease-Modifying Therapies. “This meeting was critical! It…