Documentary Film The Race of Our Lives Focuses Lens on Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation, Racing, and Research
New York – October 18, 2023 – This information is from the Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation Inc. (RP Foundation) with Race for RP. The Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) Foundation is pleased to announce the release of The Race of Our Lives, a documentary directed by Roy Medawar.
We are pleased to share that the RP Foundation is bringing RP and related autoimmune diseases to the forefront of ground-breaking scientific discoveries, thanks to the concerted efforts of the talented researchers that we’re investing in. Here’s an update from our partners on what they’ve been working on for the past 6 months.
The Ride of My Life documentary features Nancy Linn’s journey toward being diagnosed with Relapsing Polychondritis and her commitment to turn this potentially dire diagnosis into something positive by “living with purpose.”
Thank you to everyone who attended this one-of-a-kind event that rasied over $26,000 for RP and related autoimmune research.
Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation Renews Partnership with NYU Grossman School of Medicine to Invest in Next Phase of VEXAS Research
The Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) Foundation is pleased to announce it will continue and expand its partnership with NYU Grossman School of Medicine to invest in and advance the next phase of collaborative VEXAS research.
New Study by Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation Research Partners Shows VEXAS Syndrome May Be More Common Than Many Other Inflammatory Conditions
New York – January 25, 2023 – This information is from the Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation Inc. (RP Foundation) with Race for RP.
A new study by investigators from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and New York University Grossman School of Medicine (NYU Grossman), published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on January 24, found that the recently discovered inflammatory disease VEXAS syndrome is more common than previously understood.
The Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation (RP Foundation) is pleased to announce the appointment of Frances “Fran” Sweeney to its Board of Directors effective December 11, 2022.
In these final weeks of 2022, as you connect with family and friends to celebrate the holiday seasons, the RP Foundation and Race for RP extend our heartfelt thanks for the partnership and support you generously share with us.
In 2022, the Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation, Race for RP, and our incredible partners helped drive RP and related autoimmune diseases to the forefront of ground-breaking scientific discoveries. We also improved patient access to specialized, multi-disciplinary teams of clinicians and fostered a greater understanding of RP among clinicians, scientists, and the broader community.
The eRace for RP will be held on the iRacing platform on Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 at 7:30pm ET. Funds raised through the event will be used to invest in ground-breaking autoimmune disease research.