Resources for PERC Special Interest Groups:

Funding Opportunities

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) intends to publish a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to solicit applications for research to advance the diagnosis, management, and treatment of rare diseases. Each Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortium (RDCRC) will promote highly collaborative, multi-site, patient-centric, translational, and clinical research. Please visit “NOT-TR-23-015: Notice of Intent to Publish a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortia (RDCRC) for the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN)” for full details of the planned NOFO.

Authorship Guidelines

Please use the PERC authorship guidelines as you begin to plan your PERC related research projects. Please contact PERC’s Executive Director, Jane Zeender, at, if you have any questions.

SIG Project Templates

Please use the Special Interest Group (SIG) Project Template form when you begin a new research project within PERC. This will allow the Steering Committee to follow your progress and share your work more effectively within the pediatric epilepsy community.

Recorded Presentations from 2023 PERC Annual Meeting

Multicenter Collaborations- Lessons learned and how to be successful
Scott Perry, M.D., and Madison Berl, Ph.D.
Cultivating Creativity in Research. Taking projects from brainstorming to fruition
Renée Shellhaas, M.D., M.S., and Stephanie Rau, CCRP

Finding Funding Opportunities by Zach Grinspan, M.D.