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Voting is Now Open for New Board of Directors

Voting is now open until March 18, 2019 to Voting Members to elect the new Board of Directors of the Snyder-Robinson Foundation. All votes must be submitted by email to membership@snyder-robinson.org. As a reminder, Voting Members are those of you who signed up for membership as a parent/legal guardian, a sibling, a carrier of SRS, Read more about Voting is Now Open for New Board of Directors[…]

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Greenwood Genetic Center Hosts Rare Disease Workshop

  “In December 2017, the Greenwood Genetic Center (GCC) convened and hosted a workshop in Greenwood, SC in association with the Snyder-Robinson Foundation. Participants in the workshop included nationally-recognized basic scientists, physicians who work with patients with SRS, representatives of companies interested in developing therapeutics, and leaders from the SRS Foundation representing the interests of families.” Read more about Greenwood Genetic Center Hosts Rare Disease Workshop[…]

In Memory of John F. Gallagher

The Snyder-Robinson Foundation offers its deepest condolences to the family of John F. Gallagher.  John, of Saint Paul, Minnesota, was born on March 3rd, 1959 and died on October 28th, 2017 at the age of 58.  John had SRS, along with family members: brothers, Michael (deceased), Ted and Edward, his cousin, Joseph Buckley (deceased), his Read more about In Memory of John F. Gallagher[…]

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[…]

The 2015 NORD Rare Diseases and Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit

The Snyder-Robinson Foundation was fortunate to receive a scholarship from the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) to attend The Rare Diseases and Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit. The Summit featured over 20 speakers from the FDA, and included participation from over 80 patient organizations and the Pharma/Biotech industry’s foremost experts in orphan product innovation, investment Read more about The 2015 NORD Rare Diseases and Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit[…]