First Worldwide Patient-Powered Research Tool Launched by AARDA Heralds March as National Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month

Dr Ferrada appointed Federal Laison to RPASF by the National institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease (NIAMS) division

We are pleased to announce that Dr Marcella Ferrada has been appointed as official Federal Laison to the Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation on behalf of the NIH, NIAMS division to serve as spokesperson for NIH policies and programs. Also, serving as Medical Advisor to the Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation including giving Grand Rounds to academic and medical institutions.

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$20,000.00 Matching Research Grant Awarded

The Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation, Inc. (RPASF) is pleased to announce that we are the recipient of a partial research grant from the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc. (AARDA), which will be matched by RPASF.

As a result, RPASF and AARDA will be funding Dr. Marcella Ferrada’s relapsing polychondritis (RP) research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD in the amount of $20,000.

We are pleased to facilitate RP research and are most grateful to AARDA, the NIH, Dr. Ferrada, and RPASF’s other supporters.

Thank you.

Tom Christie
Chair/CEO


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RPASF, Inc.
8843 78th St NW
Annandale, MN 55302

Kyle Marcelli tears it up at Daytona. “It’s fun turning laps at Daytona. Especially when the weather is good and your co-driver is Cameron Lawrence.” says Kyle. Be sure to check out the logo on the front of his helmet.

Our Future is About to Begin

The Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation, Inc. announces a thirteen member, five country research collaboration to study RP.

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Dr. Marcela Ferrada at Johns Hopkins University

In Loving Memory of Kevin Czerwonka




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RPASF, Inc.
8843 78th St NW
Annandale, MN 55302

Upcoming Events

February 3, 2017: Vasculitis Foundation Patient and Family Regional Conference, Bethesda, MD

 

February 24, 2017: University Of Minnesota Rare Disease Day, Minneapolis, MN

 

May 21 – May 23, 2017: American Thoracic Society International Conference, Washington, DC

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