By working together the Centre aims to accelerate understanding, prevention and treatment of epilepsy.
The Muir Maxwell Trust is a paediatric epilepsy charity which aims to make a difference by providing children and their carers with practical support and also to speed up the current diagnostic process.
Mindroom is an independent Scottish charity committed to raising awareness of all types of learning difficulties, and to providing practical advice, essential information and tailored support to everyone who needs it.
The RS Macdonald Charitable Trust is a Scottish grant-making trust with a focus on the following areas; neurological conditions, visual impairments, child welfare and animal welfare.
The Castang Foundation funds research into the causes of cerebral palsy and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Research that looks at the possible causes and prevention of such disorders. They would like every child to have the best possible start in life and an environment that encourages healthy growth and development.
The mission of the Patrick Wild Centre is to understand the neurological basis of, and to test new therapies for, autism, Fragile X Syndrome and intellectual disabilities by fostering collaborations between world-class basic science and clinical research at The University of Edinburgh.
The Euan MacDonald Centre is a collaborative group of multi-disciplinary researchers who study MND using a broad range of disease models, approaches and health informatics. The aim is to understand MND and related neurological diseases at a cellular level and to implement strategies that will improve quality of life for patients.
The Royal Hospital for Sick Children has been caring for children and young people in the Lothians and beyond for over 150 years. Part of NHS Lothian’s University Hospitals Division, ‘the Sick Kids’, as it is fondly known, provides a comprehensive range of dedicated children's services, including its own accident and emergency department.
Epilepsy Action is one of the UK’s leading epilepsy organisations and exists to improve the lives of everyone affected by the condition. As a member-led association, Epilepsy Action are led by and represent people with epilepsy, their friends, families and healthcare professionals.
In Scotland 54,000 people live with epilepsy. Epilepsy Scotland want to make sure that the needs of people with epilepsy are met. They campaign for improved healthcare, better information provision and an end to stigma.
Young Epilepsy works on behalf of the 112,000 children and young people aged 25 and under with epilepsy and associated conditions. Their aim is to improve the lives of children and young people with the condition to enable them to fulfill their potential and ensure they have the best quality of life.
The primary focus of the Developmental Neuroscience Programme is to minimise the impact of disorders affecting the developing central and peripheral nervous system by; studying the mechanisms of injury and repair, improving diagnosis and providing prognosis, evaluating therapeutic strategies and optimising functional outcome.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is one of the world’s leading children's hospitals.
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health is working to improve the health, quality of life and legal protection of the population. National and international research and health surveillance gives valuable insight into factors that affect and improve public health.
The Centre of Integrative Physiology researches fundamental physiological mechanisms and pathways, from single genes to complex behaviour, relevant to normal human function and how disruption of these mechanisms lead to disease.