Board Election for Voting Members Starting 9/12

Starting in on September 12, 2019, there will be an election for two new Directors of the Snyder-Robinson Foundation’s Board. The election will be open to Voting Members for two weeks, from September 12th to September 26th, 2019. If you are a current Voting Member, you will receive an email from membership@snyder-robinson.org, to which you Read more about Board Election for Voting Members Starting 9/12[…]

2019 MDBR Pilot Grant Program Now Open

The Snyder-Robinson Foundation is thrilled to announce that the 2019 Million Dollar Bike Ride (MDBR) Pilot Grant program is open and accepting Letters of Interest (LOIs) for a $69,318 SRS grant.  “Research focus areas include new studies into understanding pathophysiology or mechanisms by which SRS causes disease, as well as corresponding treatment options. There is Read more about 2019 MDBR Pilot Grant Program Now Open[…]

The Jackson Labratory and Snyder-Robinson Foundation Announce New Research Models for Snyder-Robinson Syndrome

Two new models created to study neurological developments in SRS, advance global understanding of this rare disease The Jackson Laboratory (JAX), an independent nonprofit biomedical research institute, and The Snyder-Robinson Foundation are pleased to announce that two new mouse models are now available for the study of Snyder-Robinson Syndrome (SRS) and for broader studies of Read more about The Jackson Labratory and Snyder-Robinson Foundation Announce New Research Models for Snyder-Robinson Syndrome[…]

Dr. Aamir Zuberi Presents SRS Research at a Gordon Research Conference

Dr. Aamir Zuberi from the Jackson Laboratory recently presented Snyder-Robinson Syndrome (SRS) research at a Gordon Research Conference (GRC). His research, in collaboration with Maximiliano Presa, Matthew McKay, and Cathleen M. Lutz, focuses on two new SRS mouse models – the G56S point mutation and a conditional knockout involving a specific section of the Spermine Read more about Dr. Aamir Zuberi Presents SRS Research at a Gordon Research Conference[…]

Registration for the 2019 MDBR Now Open

Registration for the 6th Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride on Saturday, June 8, 2019 is now open! Please follow this link to register: www.alumni.upenn.edu/MDBR2019 and share it with your friends and family to join a team! Registration “With Fundraising”: The fee for registration “With Fundraising” is $25.00 Please remember that if you select registration “With Fundraising”, there is a required fundraising minimum of $250. It Read more about Registration for the 2019 MDBR Now Open[…]

Research Grant Awarded to Wood

We’re very excited to announce that Tim Wood of the Greenwood Genetic Center has received a $54,774 Million Dollar Bike Ride research grant award for his project: Expanding the Breadth of Metabolite Analysis for Snyder Robinson Syndrome. We’d like to congratulate Tim, and thank him and the entire Greenwood research team for helping us find Read more about Research Grant Awarded to Wood[…]

Research Grant Awarded to Fierro

We’re very excited to announce that Fernando Fierro of the University of California, Davis has received a $54,774 Million Dollar Bike Ride research grant award for his project: Skeletal stem cells to treat the bone defects of patients with Snyder-Robinson Syndrome. We’d like to congratulate Fernando, and thank him and his entire research team for Read more about Research Grant Awarded to Fierro[…]

Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot Grant Program Now Open

The Orphan Disease Center (ODC) at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the 2018 Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot Grant Program.  The program is now open and offering 39 different research grant opportunities focusing on 23 different rare diseases.   This program provides a one‐year grant to support research related to a rare disease represented in the 2018 Million Read more about Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot Grant Program Now Open[…]

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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[…]