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EpiPORT

The EpiPORT Online Training Program for Clinical Research offers 28 learning modules on key aspects of clinical research in epilepsy. It combines 18 modules created by leaders in epilepsy research with 10 modules from the NIH Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research.

View EpiPORT curriculum and access modules

EpiPORT Mentorship Program for Clinical Research

Targeted mentorship to investigators looking to hone their skills in clinical research grantsmanship. Available by competitive application, the EPIPORT mentorship program connects investigators with a mentor for guidance on writing and submitting a clinical research grant proposal.

Mentorship Program prerequisites and how to apply

Preclinical Common Data Elements

The TASK3 group of the ILAE/AES Joint Translational Task Force, in collaboration with the NINDS, has created a first set of preclinical common data elements (CDEs) to be used in preclinical epilepsy research studies aiming to develop better treatments for seizures, epilepsies and comorbidities. This project aims to facilitate collaborations across labs, creation of big databases to deposit such data, as well as help comparisons of findings across different studies.

Read CDE reports here:

Special Issue on the TASK3 Preclinical epilepsy CommonData Elements (CDEs) of the ILAE/AES Joint Translational Task Force: Peer review process, acknowledgement to reviewers, and community feedback

Download the full set of companion papers, case report forms and common data element charts from the Epilepsia Open® supplement website that is dedicated to the TASK3 epilepsy preclinical CDEs

Draft reports of this supplement:

Project introduction

Report on preclinical Core CDEs

Report on preclinical neurobehavioral CDEs

Report on preclinical physiology CDEs

Report on preclinical pharmacology model CDEs

Report on preclinical EEG CDEs

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