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SRS T-shirts for Sale!

The Snyder-Robinson Foundation is currently having a T-shirt sale to benefit SRS research and help improve lives of those affected by SRS. Help us spread awareness of Snyder-Robinson Syndrome and support us at the same time! Your T-shirt purchase will support SRS research that could lead to a treatment or cure for people living with Read more about SRS T-shirts for Sale![…]

What is SRS?

What is Snyder-Robinson Syndrome? SRS is a rare genetic disorder, characterized by intellectual disability and developmental delays. These delays may affect speech, mobility, and cognition. SRS may present muscle and bone abnormalities, and other challenges with normal development. Many people with SRS are thin and have low muscle mass. SRS causes skeletal problems, particularly osteoporosis. Read more about What is SRS?[…]

4th Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride

The Penn Medicine Orphan Disease Center (ODC) will host the 4th Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride on Saturday, May 20th, 2017 to raise money for rare disease research.  The Million Dollar Bike Ride brings over 600 cyclists and volunteers to Penn’s campus to ride either 12, 33, or 73 miles starting in the city, and ranging across the Greater Philadelphia Read more about 4th Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride[…]

Penn Medicine Awards 2016 MDBR Research Grant Awards for Snyder-Robinson Syndrome

The University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine) announced the recipients of the 2016 Million Dollar Bike Ride (MDBR) research grants.  Two of these grants were awarded for Snyder-Robinson research.  Congratulations to Dr. Schwartz and Dr. Fierro! Research Award #1 Charles Schwartz, PhD Greenwood Genetic Center Snyder-Robinson Syndrome pilot for $53,000 Title:  Role of Mitochondria Read more about Penn Medicine Awards 2016 MDBR Research Grant Awards for Snyder-Robinson Syndrome[…]

Amazon Smile Program Adds the Snyder-Robinson Foundation

The Amazon Smile program is operated by Amazon.com for qualifying non-profit organizations.  Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.  For more information about Amazon Smile, please visit org.amazon.com. The Snyder-Robinson Foundation has been accepted into this program, and is now able to receive donations, based on Read more about Amazon Smile Program Adds the Snyder-Robinson Foundation[…]

Million Dollar Bike Ride Open Announcement

Dear MDBR Team Captains, The 2016 MDBR Grant Program is now open!  We have now posted the Request for Applications (RFA) on the Orphan Disease Center website, here. http://www.med.upenn.edu/orphandisease/rare-disease-overview.html   You may use this link to distribute the grant opportunity to those in your network who are interested in applying.  Remember, these grants are open Read more about Million Dollar Bike Ride Open Announcement[…]

The Snyder-Robinson Foundation Awards Predoctoral Fellowship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   THE SNYDER-ROBINSON FOUNDATION AWARDS PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP TO CHONG LI, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI GRADUATE PROGRAM OF HUMAN GENETICS     McLean, VA – The Snyder-Robinson Foundation is delighted to announce that it has awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship to Chong Li of the University of Miami Graduate Program of Human Genetics and Genomics. Read more about The Snyder-Robinson Foundation Awards Predoctoral Fellowship[…]