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20th Annual Family & Medical Conference

20th Annual Family & Medical Conference

This year is the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation’s 20th year of providing services to families affected by Niemann-Pick Disease, raising awareness, and the crucial part of funding for research. This special occasion will be held in Nashville, Tennessee on August 16-19th! More details will develop here in […]

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NIH Clinical Trial of Cyclodextrin Update

NIH Clinical Trial of Cyclodextrin Update

TRND (Therapies for Rare and Neglected Diseases) and the NIH team met with FDA representatives on December 13th to discuss the progressive plans to bring Cyclodextrin to a clinical trial in 2012. For TRND, Niemann-Pick Type C is one of six pilot projects that were selected. The […]

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Potential Breahthrough in Niemann-Pick Type C Research

Potential Breahthrough in Niemann-Pick Type C Research

One thing that I’ve personally learned is not to get excited about many things when it comes to research for Niemann-Pick Type C. The job of PR firms and Press Releases are to generate buzz, hype, excitement, and positive feelings. Sometimes there are a lot of finite […]

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Promising Therapies for Niemann-Pick Type C Disease

In Rockville, MD on June 3-4th many of the researchers looking into different areas and avenues for Niemann-Pick Type C came together to discuss promising therapies. Although research is making progress, parents of NPC patients never feel that research is happening fast enough.

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