FUNDING

RESEARCH SUPPORT – Grants and other economical supports

Peer Reviewed Grants, Non-Peer Reviewed Grants and other economical supports

Total: 1,726,075 Canadian dollars

1.-National fellowship competition by the CLAE for Dr. Syed Rizvi under my supervision, 2016 – 2017. Epilepsy Post-Graduate Training Fellowship Award (for Clinical Fellows). Project: “Yield of portable EEG in adult patients with single unprovoked seizure”. 65,000

2.-Co-Investigator (with Dr. Richard Huntsman). Cannabidiol in Children with Refractory Epileptic Encephalopathy: A Phase 1 Open Label Dose Escalation Study, (2015-17). Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation. $28,600. (Peer Reviewed Grant)

3.-Principal Investigator. Diagnostic Yield of Ambulatory EEG in Adult Patients with Single Unprovoked Seizures, (2015-17). 25,000. Royal University Hospital Foundation (Peer Reviewed Grant)

4.-Principal Investigator. Team grant-Phase I, Project: Epilepsy Research Initiative in Saskatchewan, (2013-15). 30,000 dollars. Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation. (Peer Reviewed Grant)

5.-Principal Investigator. LIVE study (2013-present). Lawson Health Research Institute. 30,000 dollars. (2013-15). 30,000 dollars. Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation. (Peer Reviewed Grant)

6.-Seed funding to create the Saskatchewan Epilepsy Research Initiative, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (2013-2018). 250,000 dollars

7.-Co-investigator. (with Dr. Farzad Moien), (2013-15). Project: Using STANET to diagnose non-convulsive status in RUH emergency department after hours. 30, 000 dollars, Ralston Brothers Research Trust. (Peer Reviewed Grant)

8.-Donation for a new video-EEG telemetry equipment for the Saskatchewan Epilepsy program (2013). Amount; 100,000 dollars. The donations came from generous people in the community of Saskatchewan trough the Royal University Hospital Foundation.

9.-Research Grant (2012-13). Project: Epidemiology of Epilepsy in Saskatchewan. 8,300 Department of medicine, University of Saskatchewan

10.-Educational grant. (2012-13) “Epilepsy fellowship for the Saskatchewan Epilepsy Program”. Amount; 43,000 dollars. UCB Canada.

11.-Donation of two video-EEG telemetry equipments for the Saskatchewan Epilepsy program (2011). Amount; 140,000 dollars. The first one was donated by the Royal university hospital foundation of Saskatoon and the second by generous people in the community.

12.-Research Grant (2010-11). Project: Open-Label, Multinational, Multicentre, Follow-Up Study to Evaluate the Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Brivaracetam, Used at a Flexible Dose up to a Maximum of 150mg/day, In Subjects Aged 16yrs or Older. 15,000. UCB Canada Inc

13.-Principal Investigator, Research Grant (2010-13). Project: Definition of intractable epilepsy. 50,000. UCB Canada Inc

14.-Mudjadik Thyssen Mining Professorship in Neurosciences (2009-2014). Royal University Hospital Foundation, PI (250, 000)

15.-Principal Investigator, Research Grant (2010-11). Project: Discontinuation of antiepileptic drugs following successful epilepsy surgery: A multi-phase study. 4,000. Royal University Hospital Foundation

16.-Principal Investigator, Research Grant (2009-2014). Projects: 1) Yield of ambulatory EEG in adult population with epilepsy and non-epileptic events. 2) Applications of the biomedical beamline at the Canadian Light Source in patients with epilepsy, PI (93,480). Royal University Hospital Foundation

17.-Principal Investigator, research Grant (2009-2011). Project: Assessment of the safety and diagnostic yield of early discontinuation of antiepileptic drugs, and sleep deprivation in video-EEG telemetry unit. Research funds. University of Saskatchewan. Amount: 25, 000 dollars.

18.-Principal Investigator (2008-9). Project: Measurement of fatigue in people with epilepsy; validation of the Fatigue Symptom Inventory, the Fatigue Assessment Instrument and the Fatigue Severity Scale. 25,000. Royal University Hospital Foundation. (Peer Reviewed Grant)

19.-Special fund. Amount; 836,21 dollars (2009). Publication fund for the article Tellez-Zenteno JF, Serrano C, Moien-Afshari F. Gelastic seizures associated with hypothalamic hamartomas. An update in the clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2008:4(6) 1021–1031. College of Medicine. University of Saskatchewan

20.-Educational grant. Amount; 2500 dollars (2009). Project: “The Saskatchewan Epilepsy Program”. UCB Canada.

21.-Special fund. Amount; 1875 dollars (2008). Project: “Establishment of research collaboration with the high specialty hospital in Oaxaca, Mexico”. Global Health Funding Opportunity for Faculty in the College of Medicine. University of Saskatchewan

22.-Special fund. Amount: 6,900 dollars. (2007-8) Project: The development of an appropriateness rating tool to identify candidates who should be referred for an epilepsy surgery evaluation – building the foundation for a larger scale study. Start-up research funds. University of Saskatchewan

23.-Co-investigator (with Dr. Nathalie Jette), (2007-10). Project: The development of an appropriateness rating tool to identify candidates for temporal lobe epilepsy surgery - a new tool for the identification of patients with potentially resectable focal epilepsy. 399, 000 dollars, CIHR, Canada (Peer Reviewed Grant)

24.-Co-investigator (with Dr. Nathalie Jette), (2007-8). The development of an appropriateness rating tool to identify candidates who should be referred for an epilepsy surgery evaluation – building the foundation for a larger scale study. 10,000. Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Calgary, Canada. (Peer Reviewed Grant)

25.-Special fund. Amount; 2500 dollars (2007). Project: “Identification of candidate genes for disease susceptibility in patients with migraines in Mexico. 2,500 dollars. Global Health Funding Opportunity for Faculty in the College of Medicine. University of Saskatchewan.

26.-Co-investigator (with Dr. Garcia Ramos), (2003-4). Project: Genetic study of patients with migraine, transformed migraine with drug dependence or addiction and patients with migraine and resistance to triptans. 90,000 dollars. Perlegen Sciences, USA. (Peer Reviewed Grant)

27.-Principal Investigator, Research Grant (03-04). Project: Demographic, clinical characteristics and comorbidity data in a large sample of 1147 patients with migraine in Mexico City. 10,000 dollars. Perlegen Sciences, USA. (Peer Reviewed Grant)

28.-Principal Investigator, Research Grant (03-04). Project: National and regional prevalence of self-reported epilepsy in Canada. 8,400 dollars. Mexican Foundation of Health, FUNSALUD

29. Principal Investigator, Research Grant (01-03). Project: Prevalence and risk factors associated with the presence of peripheral neuropathy in patients with hepatitis C virus infection. 12,000 dollars. Granted by CONACYT (Mexican national board for science and technology). (Peer Reviewed Grant)

30.-Principal Investigator, Research Grant (99-00). Project: Prognostic factors of thymectomy in patients with myasthenia gravis: a cohort of 132 patients. 12,000 dollars. Granted by CONACYT (Mexican national board for science and technology). (Peer Reviewed Grant)

PI=principal investigator, CI= Co-investigator