Introducing, The Cortical Foundation, dedicated to providing services to educate, advocate, support, and improve awareness of cortical malformations.

Cortical malformations are rare, congenital disorders and include: focal cortical dysplasia, lissencephaly, polymicrogyria, hemimegalencephaly, megalencephaly, schizencephaly, microcephaly and tuberous sclerosis.

The Cortical Foundation fulfills its mission through a comprehensive strategy that includes directly funding research, advocating for increased federal dollars for cortical malformation researchers around the country, providing patient services, and extending community outreach and education nationwide through a network of dedicated volunteers.