FiSHing for a Cure
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217 19th Place
Kirkland, WA 98033
Friends of FSH Research
depends on private
donations from individuals
and corporations. Donations are accepted throughout the year as well as at our annual fund raising dinner and auction. To learn more about the "FiSHing for a Cure" auction, visit our AUCTION page
Terry Collela, President of Friends makes a new call for research.
Friends considers efforts to reduce accidental bias and promote both transparency of data and reproducibility to be of utmost importance in translating FSH research from the lab to the clinic, which is why our grant process specifically addresses this issue.
Stephen Tapscott & Silvère van der Maarel publish initial findings on a new mouse model for FSHD1.
French language article on another antioxidant study makes the interesting claim that FSH is now the most common form of MD in France.
French language exerpts from a March-April exhibition on FSH in Paris. Note that the presentation may not function unless using Google Chrome.
Michael Kyba helps show that genetically corrected iPS cells grow muscle.
Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Act reauthorization.
New 2-year grant awarded to Gregory J Block PhD.
Barbara D Page provides a final report on her FSH Research Scholar grant funded by Friends of FSH Research.
Melanie Ehrlich investigates two opposing models, Majority Rules and Minority Rules, in her paper Deciphering transcription dysregulation in FSH muscular dystrophy.
Directly support FSH research through grants made possible largely through your participation in our annual auction. The all-volunteer staff spend countless hours to create a single fun and exciting evening for a very serious cause: Finding the cause and cure for FSH Muscular Dystrophy.
Only because of funding from individuals through organizations like Friends of FSH Research has much progress been made to determine what specific genetic changes are actually causing the disease. Read more About Us. Read also about the many ways you too can contribute.
An 11½-minute podcast interview by MDA with Stephen Tapscott explores recent findings funded by Friends of FSH Research about the molecular basis of FSHD (see Quest article). Requires MP3 audio support.Play podcast:
Please take a moment to view our generous donors.
On May 15, The Seattle Foundation once again sponsored its Give BIG day. Matching funds were contributed by various organizations, and the more you gave on May 15, the larger a share was directed toward FSHD research. We raise $4352 in a single day for research.
How can I help raise $100 this month?
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