The 2012 End-of-year Challenge of $225,000 from major donors has been exceeded! You have helped the FSH Society have the most successful fundraising year ever, with your personal gifts, your friends and family’s gifts, together contributing to over $1,422,000 for 2012. Think of the research that can be funded…. Thank you. Thank you.
Fueled by funding from the FSH Society, an international research team has discovered the genes that cause facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), a devastating muscle-wasting disease that affects 500,000 people around the world. The FSH Society answers questions about what these findings mean for patients.
Canadian Foundation Launched! Great news for Canadians who wish to support FSHD research! Canadians can now donate funds directly towards FSHD research — and receive a tax deduction. The FSHD Canada Foundation and the FSH Society are pleased to work together to direct funding to the highest quality, most impactful research on FSHD
Exciting news to report! A watershed paper was published online in Nature Genetics identifying the mutation in a gene causing the non-chromosome-4-linked FSHD disease called FSHD1B or FSHD2
2012 Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) International Research Consortium Meeting for FSHD research professionals held in San Francisco was a success! Progress in FSHD Muscular Dystrophy Research Hailed at International Meeting PRWeb Press Release /