What Is Relapsing Polychondritis?

Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a systemic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology that can be fatal. The disease affects multiple organs, particularly cartilaginous structures such as the ears, nose, airways and joints as well as eyes, skin, heart valves and brain.

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    Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient, spouse or significant other, parent or other family member of a patient, we are here to help.

    We are a patient-founded and patient-driven 501(c)3 non-profit foundation which strives to raise awareness about RP and educate the public, as well as represent patients to the global medical community and support medical research toward a cure.

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    We strive to provide news related to our progress and efforts as a foundation, important updates and accomplishments of our affiliated and partnership organizations as well as pertinent news we believe impacts patients within the autoimmune disease community and beyond. The sharing or posting of any news does not imply an endorsement of related statistics or confirmation of medical research or information.

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    2 weeks ago

    Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation

    Thanks to our amazing motorsport partners, global awareness of relapsing polychondritis (RP) is accelerating.

    Tune in to NBCSN today at 1pm EST to watch the TV broadcast of the Michelin Pilot Challenge | BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.Tune-in alert! The BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona will be on NBC Sports starting at 1:00 pm EST today. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Thank you outstanding drivers and teams for increasing awareness of relapsing polychondritis (RP). ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis #IMPC #IMSA #AutoimmuneDisease
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    Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation

    Race for RP - "Relapsing Polychondritis"
    Learn about relapsing polychondritis (RP) and how Race for RP is being helped tremendously by outstanding race car drivers and their fantastic teams. #RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis
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    3 weeks ago

    Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation

    Race for RP - "Relapsing Polychondritis"
    We’re looking forward to seeing Scout, Product Development and Resident Good Boy, in WeatherTech’s Super Bowl ad again this year! We support our friends at WeatherTech and the researchers who advance treatments for all family members – human and beloved pets. Research brings hope. Hope fuels passion. Passion drives profound and powerful advancements. Thank you, Scout and family, WeatherTech, University of Wisconsin-Madison students and researchers! WeatherTech Racing Scuderia Corsa IMSA Michelin Cooper MacNeil Daytona International Speedway Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine #ScoutStrong #WeatherTech #UWMadison #onwisconsin #fightingcancer #SuperbowlSunday #caninecancerwarrior #caninecancer #lifeisgolden #GoldenRetreiver #whosagoodboy #IMSA #daytonainternationalspeedway #Rolex24 #Racing #Motorsports #AutoSport #Ferrari488 #LetsGoRacing #ScuderiaFerrari #ForzaFerrari #FerrariChallenge #Fundraiser #SBLIV #SuperBown54
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    3 weeks ago

    Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation

    The No. 60 KohR Motorsports Aston Martin Vantage GT4, featuring the Race for RP in the Michelin Pilot Challenge at Daytona International Speedway - driving awareness and accelerating research for relapsing polychondritis (RP), a debilitating and sometimes fatal autoimmune disease which attacks the cartilage throughout a patient's body. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis #Daytona #IMSA #IMPC #AutoimmuneDisease #DrivingAwareness #AcceleratingResearch ... See MoreSee Less

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    Learn about relapsing polychondritis (RP) and how Race for RP is being helped tremendously by outstanding race car drivers and their fantastic teams. #RelapsingPolychondritis #RaceforRP #AutoimmuneDisease

    The No. 60 @KohR_MS @AMR_Official Vantage GT4 featuring #RaceforRP in the @MichelinRaceUSA Pilot Challenge at @DISupdates. #DrivingAwareness and #AcceleratingResearch for #RelapsingPolychondritis (RP), a debilitating and sometimes fatal #AutoimmuneDisease. #IMSA #IMPC #Racing

    Great coverage for the Race for #RelapsingPolychondritis (RP)! #RaceforRP #AutoimmuneDisease #AutoimmuneWarrior #AutoimmuneAwareness #DrivingAwareness #AcceleratingResearch #IMSA #IMPC @MichelinRaceUSA @KyleMarcelli @NateStacyRacing @KohR_MS @AMR_Official

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    The 58th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona roars to life Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.

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    Congratulations @WestphalRacing and @tylermcquarrie, for their P4 finish in the #BMWEndurance Challenge at @DISupdates. The 2019 defending @IMSA @MichelinRaceUSA GS Champions are off to a great start in the No. 39 CarBahn with @PeregrineRace @audisport R8 LMS GT4. #RaceforRP

    Gavin Ernstone and, #RaceforRP driver, Jon Morley, with the WIN driving the No. 61 @Roadshagger @audisport RS3 LMS TCR in the @IMSA @MichelinRaceUSA Pilot Challenge. Thanks for supporting the Race for #RelapsingPolychondritis and driving awareness about this #AutoimmuneDisease.

    Impressive showing for @NateStacyRacing, @KyleMarcelli + @KohR_MS with a P5 for the team’s debut in the No. 60 @AMR_Official Vantage GT4. Fantastic to see the #RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis brand so well represented in the @IMSA @MichelinRaceUSA Pilot Challenge! #IMPC #IMSA

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