Our Future is About to Begin

The NIAMS division of the NIH gains an interest in studying patients with Relapsing Polychondritis. Adult and pediatric patients are invited to come to the NIH in Bethesda, MD to participate in a research study

Abstract Announcement

Abstract Announcement

Friday, September 2, 2016, Washington, DC. RPASF, Inc. is proud to announce the following for each of the patients who helped and participated in our survey "Relapsing Polychondritis Epidemiology" : Dear Marcela Ferrada,
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A documentary about Relapsing Polychondritis, a rare autoimmune disease.

The Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation (RPASF) is pleased to present a story of the challenges, disappointments, hopes and dreams of living a life with purpose while suffering from the rare disease, relapsing polychondritis, commonly known as “RP.”


Because I Can

Why should I participate in fund raising? Tell yourself, Because I Can!!
Click below and see how you can join in the fun For YOUR CAUSE.

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The Need is Now

Our “Because I Can” Campaign has Begun. Check out our new shirts and more by clicking here! What will you be doing as a Fund Raiser for YOUR CAUSE?!

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Dr. Marcela Ferrada at Johns Hopkins University

Upcoming Events

Sept 13th – Research and Hope Awards – Washington DC

Sept 23rd thru 24th – Global Genes Patient Advocacy Summit

November 5th – 2nd Annual Autoimmune Walk – Culver City Californiia

November 11th thru 16th – American College of Rhumatology Summit -Washington DC

Upcoming Grand Rounds Schedule

Oct. 14th – VCU, Rheumatology – Richmond VA

Oct. 21st – Virginia Hospital Center, Medicine – Arlington VA

Nov 2nd – Memorial Hospital, Medicine – Pawtucket, RI

Nov 17th – George Washington, Medicine – Washington DC

Nov 21st – Vanderbilt University, Pulmonary – Nashville TN

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To receive a hardcopy of the brochure, please sent your request to admin@polychondritis.org.

Mailing Address

RPASF, Inc P.O. Box 369 Anoka, MN 55303