The mission of the Cortical Malformation & Cephalic Disorder (CMCD) Foundation is to improve the quality of life of patients and their families who have been affected by a cortical malformation or cephalic disorder, and related clinical manifestations including epilepsy, feeding difficulties, developmental disabilities, and other medical complications. We will accomplish this mission by:

  • providing support to patients and their families through advocacy and outreach
  • advocating for those with special needs, making sure that they are provided with equal opportunities within their communities
  • implementing educational programs for the medical community and general public
  • supporting neuroscience research that leads to advanced understanding of these congenital conditions