Do you have a friend or loved one suffering from RP? Dave Bammert, a Director and President of the Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation and Race for RP, knows firsthand what that is like.
Race for RP’s founder, Nancy Linn, has been a catalyst of change in the community! She is a champion for facilitating research working to uncover the underlying cause and develop better treatments for RP.
RP Advocate Spotlight: Gonnie Imeson, Director / Chair, Canadian Society for Relapsing Polychondritis (CSRP)
The Canadian Society for Relapsing Polychondritis (CSRP) is an incredible partner in our mission to overcome RP.
Nancy Linn, Chair of the Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation and Founder of Race for RP, featured on WQBQ Triangle Spotlight
On 1 June 2020, Nancy Linn, Chair of the Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation and Founder of Race for RP, was featured on Triangle Spotlight on WQBQ. The program was originally broadcast on radio and available on WQBQ’s website. To watch the program, please see the video below:[vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/tL8ee35x0_Q”]Thank you Suzann Lynn, WQBQ and Triangle Media for […]
Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation Announces a Powerhouse Healthcare Coalition with the University of Pennsylvania and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsored Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium (VCRC)
The Relapsing Polychondritis (RP) Foundation has announced a generous gift to establish the Penn Relapsing Polychondritis Fund, which will support a unique partnership between the University of Pennsylvania RP Program and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsored Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium (VCRC).
Emily Rose is a medical student who is working tirelessly to research relapsing polychondritis (RP). Her work is helping to categorize RP in a more accurate way. This research draws information from all over the world and will provide the basis for clinical trials.
As a professor at Hacettepe University, a leading university in Turkey, Dr. Ömer Karadağ is well-versed in relapsing polychondritis (RP) and is a crucial part of our international group of supporters.
Dr. Singer is a physician scientist at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. As a rheumatology specialist with a practice that includes RP patients, she is an excellent advocate and we are grateful for her support.
Working with the National Institutes of Health as a pediatric rheumatologist, Dr. Keith A. Sikora gets to see every pediatric patient with RP who walks through the NIH clinic doors. He’s truly on the front lines when it comes to relapsing polychondritis.
Meet Dr. Jun Shimuzu, MD, PhD, who specializes in internal medicine and immunology at the St. Marianna University School of Medicine. His research focuses on the epidemiology and immunology of RP. In his research, he and his team found that gut microbes are abnormal in patients with RP.
The Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation, the Vasculitis Foundation (VF), and the Vasculitis Patient Powered Research Network (VPPRN) have teamed up with partners in the Autoimmune Research Collaborative (ARC) to launch a new COVID-19 patient study.
Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation and Race for RP Featured in AHN Autoimmunity Institute Annual Report
We are honored to support the important work being done at the AHN Autoimmunity Institute, which is advancing the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and cure of all autoimmune diseases through collaborative multi-specialty care, cutting-edge research, advocacy and education.