Journal article

Structural brain abnormalities in the common epilepsies assessed in a worldwide ENIGMA study

Christopher D Whelan, Andre Altmann, Juan A Botia, Neda Jahanshad, Derrek P Hibar, Julie Absil, Saud Alhusaini, Marina KM Alvim, Pia Auvinen, Emanuele Bartolini, Felipe PG Bergo, Tauana Bernardes, Karen Blackmon, Barbara Braga, Maria Eugenia Caligiuri, Anna Calvo, Sarah J Carr, Jian Chen, Shuai Chen, Andrea Cherubini Show all

Brain | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2018

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Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported in part by a Center grant (U54 EB020403) from the National Institutes of Health as part of the 2014 Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative. The work was partly undertaken at UCLH/UCL, which received a proportion of funding from the Department of Health's NIHR Biomedical Research Centres funding scheme. We are grateful to the Wolfson Trust and the Epilepsy Society for supporting the Epilepsy Society MRI scanner. The UNICAMP research centre as funded by FAPESP (Sao Paulo Research Foundation); Contract grant number: 2013/07559-3. The BRI at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health acknowledges funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC Project Grant 628952, Practitioner Fellowship 1060312). The UCSD research centre acknowledges support from the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH/NINDS, grant no. R01NS065838). The UNAM centre was funded by grants UNAM-DGAPA IB201712 and Conacyt 181508 RRC Graduate Fellowship Conacyt 329866. UNIMORE acknowledges funding from the Carismo Foundation (grant number: A.010@FCRMO RINT@MELFONINFO) and the Italian Ministry of Health, Emilia-Romagna Region (N. PRUA1GR-2013-00000120). Work conducted at Kuopio University Hospital was funded by Government Grant 5772810. Work at the University of Eastern Finland was funded by Vaajasalo Foundation and Saastamoinen Foundation. Funding sources for the King's College London research centre include: National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust; Medical Research Council (grants G0701310 and MR/K013998/1); Epilepsy Research UK. Work conducted at the University of Liverpool was funded by the UK Medical Research Council (grant MR/K023152/1). The Cardiff University centre acknowledges funding from Cardiff University Brain Research imaging Centre, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Epilepsy Research UK and Health and Care Research Wales, Wales Government, Montreal Neurological Institute funding sources include the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR MOP-57840 and CIHR MOP-123520). Dr. Bernhardt acknowledges funding through NSERC Discovery, CIHR Foundation, SickKids New Investigator, and FRQS Junior 1. NYU funding includes: Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES); The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund; Epilepsy Foundation. The Royal Melbourne Hospital group received funding from The Royal Melbourne Hospital Neurosciences Foundation, The Bern research centre was funded by Swiss National Science Foundation, grants no. 124089, 140332 and 320030-163398. The NYU School of Medicine site acknowledges support from Finding A Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES). Dr. Chen at the Ohio State University was partially sponsored by the National Science Foundation IIS-1302755, DBI-1260795, DBI-1062057, and CNS-1531491. At the Florence research centre, Dr. Blumcke and Dr. Haaker received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no: Health-Fs-602531-2013 (see DESIRE, http://epilepsydesireproject.eu/, for more information). The Xiamen University group was partly supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China (No. 61772440), and the Open Project Program of the State Key Lab of CAD&CG (No. A1706). Dr Altmann holds an MRC eMedLab Medical Bioinformatics Career Development Fellowship.This work was partly supported by the Medical Research Council [grant number MR/L016311/1], and supported by the MRC through the MRC Sudden Death Brain Bank (C.S.) and by a Project Grant (G0901254 to J.H. and M.W.) and Training Fellowship (G0802462 to M.R.).