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What is a matching gift? A matching gift is a charitable donation your company gives on your behalf. It is based on donations you’ve provided an organization. How do companies decide which organizations to support? According to Double the Donation, “restrictions for eligibility ultimately fall to the employer, but the most common restriction is for…
What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is the general term for a variety of neurological conditions characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. A seizure is a brief disturbance in the electrical activity of the brain that causes temporary changes in movement, awareness, feelings, behavior, or other bodily functions. Epilepsy is one of the world’s oldest known medical conditions,…
Collaboration is key to efficiently advancing our mission to improve the lives of patients with KCNQ2 developmental and epileptic encephalopathy.
While KCNQ2 itself is a rare disease, it has many commonalities with other rare and not-so-rare disorders, and manifests with symptoms – such as autism, sleep and mood disorders, and GI issues – that are seen quite commonly. We welcome discussions and partnerships with doctors, researchers, academic institutions, biopharmaceutical companies, and patient organizations, on a global basis, who share our passion of advancing treatments for patients with KCNQ2. If you are interested in opening the dialogue with KCNQ2 Cure Alliance, please contact Caroline Loewy.