Decoding Dravet Blog

Helping you to learn about the past, present, and future of Dravet syndrome and the Dravet Syndrome Foundation. The Decoding Dravet Blog will keep you up to date on current research, treatment options, advocacy efforts, community activities, and other topics that are important to the Dravet syndrome community.

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Thank You, Bridget!

One of our very own patients deserves special recognition for her recent fundraising efforts. Bridget Fullam, an 18 year old living with a Dravet syndrome diagnosis from Montvale, NJ, has helped DSF secure $100,000 through two grants from The Marilyn Lichtman Foundation for our research grant program. Bridget met the President of the Foundation in …

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Patient Families – Help Shape the Future of DSF!

At DSF, our mission is to aggressively raise funds for Dravet syndrome and related epilepsies; to support and fund research; increase awareness; and to provide support to affected individuals and families. To accomplish this mission, DSF is currently developing our five-year strategic plan to set our priorities and initiatives for 2023-2028. As part of our …

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Thank you to our Departing Board President and Welcome to our New Board Member

The mission of Dravet Syndrome Foundation (DSF) is to aggressively raise funds for Dravet syndrome and related epilepsies; to support and fund research; increase awareness; and to provide support to affected individuals and families. Our dedicated board members serve as fiduciaries and play a vital role in ensuring DSF has a sustainable future by adopting …

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Get Involved in Advocacy for Dravet Syndrome

Last month, I had the opportunity to attend Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill with the EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases. This event was a unique opportunity to unite with rare disease patients, caregivers, and advocates from around the United States to discuss and advocate for federal legislative initiatives that may impact those living with …

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The 2023 DSF Patient Assistance Grant Program is now open!

Medical expenses are high when you have a loved one with Dravet syndrome, and we know everyone in our community needs help at one time or another. By providing financial assistance for necessary medical equipment, the DSF Patient Assistance Grant (PAG) Program provides a valuable resource to patients, helping them offer the best quality of care …

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DSF Supports the Development of an AI-powered Dravet Ontology

Dravet Syndrome Foundation (DSF) is excited to announce support and funding for a new special research project. DSF will support Dr. Satya Sahoo and Dr. Jeffrey Buchhalter to develop a Dravet Ontology. DSF is funding $240,000 over the next 2 years to support this effort. An ontology works as a framework to show connections and …

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