Give Here Support the RP Foundation Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) Foundation

The Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation offers information about the disease, helpful contacts, links to our support groups, as well as information about upcoming autoimmune disease events and fundraisers. Support Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) research and those affected by this autoimmune disorder by making a donation today.

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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Patient Information

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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Latest Foundation News

We strive to provide news related to our progress and efforts as a foundation, important updates and accomplishments of our affiliate 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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Race For RP

Driving Awareness

The Race for RP supports research, awareness programs, and care for those who are affected by relapsing polychondritis (“RP”) and related diseases. Our drivers are passionate about raising awareness for the autoimmune disease community and RP. While our drivers race for RP, our organization is speeding to find a cure. We’re working to facilitate research and studies to help diagnose, prevent and cure Relapsing Polychondritis, and its related diseases. Whether you’re a professional driver, amateur racer, or a weekend warrior passionate about racing, we encourage you to connect with us to discover how you can Race for RP.

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RP Foundation on Social Media

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Thank you, @JonLeeMiller, for going “ALL IN” representing Race for Relapsing Polychondritis in the No. 88 VGMC Racing Honda Civic FK7 TCR in the @IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge at Watkins Glen!

#RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis #AutoimmuneDisease

Thank you, @AHNtoday Autoimmunity Institute, for advancing the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and cure of autoimmune diseases through collaborative multi-specialty care, cutting-edge research, advocacy and education.
#RaceforRP #AutoimmuneDisease

Tune-in or set your DVRs tonight to @CBSSportsNet for the 9pm PT broadcast of the Ferrari Challenge NA from @HomesteadMiami. Keep an eye out for the Race for RP commercial as we drive awareness and accelerate research of autoimmune diseases.

#RaceforRP #RelapsingPolychondritis

How are the pieces of the autoimmunity puzzle related?  Please watch these experts explain.
Thank you, Dr. Susan Manzi, Chair of the AHN Medicine Institute, and Dr. Joseph Ahearn, Chair of the @AHNtoday Autoimmunity Institute.
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