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The IPPF had another great year in 2016. Here are a few highlights:
The International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation (IPPF) is pleased to announce the availability of a seed grant program to encourage and support patient-oriented research of pemphigus and pemphigoid. The intent of these grants is to support well-defined research projects that have a specified benefit for improving the treatment, health, disease management, or diagnosis of persons ...
The IPPF appreciates the generosity of each and every dollar we receive, and we allocate donated funds in a responsible manner. After all, your generosity allows us to carry out our mission of improving the quality of life for all people affected by pemphigus and pemphigoid through early diagnosis and support.
This year’s conference promises to be one of our best yet as we are highlighting the most recent research advances in the fields of pemphigus and pemphigoid. Dr. Aimee Payne, a dermatologist at the University of Pennsylvania, will be our keynote speaker on Thursday night at the Annual Awards Dinner where she will share her ...
While working as a Peer Health Coach, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with many P/P patients. Creating those relationships has been so gratifying. I have also built and expanded programs that serve our community, and I’ve represented the organization at conferences, meetings, and in the halls of Congress. So far, my time with the ...
Over $10 billion in employer matching donations go unclaimed each year. The IPPF donation page allows you to search and see if your employer has a matching donation program.
Monday, February 29, 2016, was “Leap Day,” the rarest day of the year. But for the rare disease community, it was much, much more: it was International Rare Disease Day.
On the last day of February millions of people around the world will observe Rare Disease Day. Get involved by visiting the U.S. (www.rarediseaseday.us) or global (www.rarediseaseday.org) Rare Disease Day website before February 29 to learn about events in your area and what you can do.
As the holidays approach and 2015 draws to a close, the International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation has much to reflect upon — and even more for which to be grateful!
Tuesday, December 1, 2015, is #GivingTuesday, a day the world will come together to support nonprofit organizations and their missions. #GivingTuesday has raised more than $80 million since it began in 2012, and this year the IPPF is participating.