Events

World Encephalitis Day January 17, 2019

World Encephalitis Day is the global awareness day for people who have been directly or indirectly affected by encephalitis. Founded by The Encephalitis Society in the UK in 2014, it is held on February 22 each year and has reached over 80 million people in the past five years. The color associated with this day […]

Looking back on Florence Forth and the AE Family Luncheon 2019 April 2, 2019

On Saturday March 2 the AE Alliance hosted their annual Florence Forth Race. Around 1,000 runners and walkers participated and the weather was just perfect for a run. We are thankful to everyone that supported this great community event; the participants, the 100+ volunteers who made it all possible, those who supported us financially (raising […]

Save the Date – March 1, 2014 – Florence Forth Road Race October 2, 2013

There are only five more months until FLORENCE FORTH 2014.  We have been busy making plans for the second annual running of FLORENCE FORTH .  And now it is your turn to join in the planning.  Here are five easy steps to take: 1st:  Save the Date.  March 1, 2014 2nd: Get ready to register for FLORENCE FORTH on October 15th.  Use promo code […]

World Encephalitis Day 2020 Conference November 29, 2019

AE Alliance is proud to be joining forces with The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation, Encephalitis 411, the Encephalitis Society, HESA, and Encephalitis Global in organizing the World Encephalitis Day 2020 Conference in Dallas, TX. The World Encephalitis Day 2020 Conference welcomes survivors and caregivers to attend and interact while celebrating World Encephalitis Day. We feel very fortunate to have […]

It’s Our 1st Anniversary December 17, 2013

Today, December 17th, is the one year anniversary of the Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance becoming a non-profit organization. 2013 was a wonderful year with many great events, including Florence Forth, Across the Starting Line, educational Grand Rounds and book readings and many amazing connections with families, patients and doctors. We look forward to working with all of […]

AEA Family weekend March 6 – 8, 2020 December 6, 2019

You are invited to join us from March 6 – 8, 2020 for the AEA Family Weekend in Durham, NC. Meet other families going through similar challenges. Share stories and learn about the latest treatments and discover strategies to make every day better. Meet with experts in the field of Autoimmune Encephalitis. There is plenty […]

International Experts Gathering in Durham, NC to Discuss Cure for Rare Disease March 24, 2014

First Annual International Autoimmune Encephalitis Symposium, March 27-28, 2014 On March 27th, doctors and scientists from across the US and the world will gather for a two day AE Symposium, the goal of which is to improve the diagnosis, treatment and care for children and adults with autoimmune encephalitis (AE) and advance research towards a […]

The AEA Research Network April 28, 2020

#GivingTuesdayNow on May 5, 2020, is a global day of generosity and unity, a day to come together and give back in response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. AE Alliance will participate in Giving Tuesday Now and launch the AEA Research Network with webinars by Dr. Sean Pittock (Mayo Clinic) and Dr. Stanley […]

International Symposium on Autoimmune Encephalitis October 14, 2014

Today, we’re thrilled to release the official report from the First Annual International Symposium on Autoimmune Encephalitis held March 27-28, 2014 in Durham, N.C. The symposium was funded with the proceeds from the 2014 Florence Forth Road Race! The primary goal of the symposium was to establish a collaborative medical community to develop a consensus […]

World Encephalitis Day Conference 2021 October 22, 2020

Mark your calendar! The World Encephalitis Day Alliance will be hosting the World Encephalitis Day Conference on Saturday February 20th, 2021. This will be a virtual conference, so anyone, anywhere can participate. We are literally taking you across the globe, with speakers from Australia, Europe, and the United States. Our Keynote Speakers are Prof. Tom […]