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OUR IMPACT

We’ve invested more than $97 million into Alpha‑1 research and related programs

From funding breakthrough research to hosting programs and events that keep our community strong and healthy until we find a cure, no other organization does more for families with Alpha‑1.

$97M

in research funded

129

researchers funded

10X

the clinical trials within a decade

TOP STORIES

Saint Louis University Researchers Identify a Biomarker for Severe Liver Disease in Infants

ST. LOUIS — In a new study, Saint Louis University School of Medicine researchers and colleagues have identified biomarkers in […]

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June 18, 2024
May 2024 PubMed Articles

The Alpha-1 Foundation is proud to provide a monthly list of articles from researchers that have been funded by the […]

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June 3, 2024
Recent Publication on INBRX-101 in Journal of the COPD Foundation

Today, Volume 11, Issue 3 of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases: Journal of the COPD Foundation (JCOPDF) was published online and included Recombinant Alpha-1 […]

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May 30, 2024
Alpha-1 Foundation recognizes 2024 Grants Award Recipients at ATS Reception

On Monday, May 20th over 160 attendees joined together in San Diego, California during the annual ATS International Conference to […]

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May 24, 2024
Building Friends for a Cure Walk in memory of Lorraine Cimino

On Saturday, May 19th, 2024 Mario Cimino together with friends and family organized a walk in memory of his late […]

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May 23, 2024
Celebrate Clinical Trials Day May 20, 2024

The Alphas in our community are what powers Alpha-1 research! In honor of Clinical Trials Day, help us find a […]

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May 20, 2024
Happy 100th Birthday Dr. Gerard Turino!

The Alpha-1 Foundation honors Dr. Gerard Turino, a pulmonary trailblazer today, May 16th, 2024 on his 100th birthday! Gerard M. Turino, […]

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May 16, 2024
March & April 2024 PubMed Articles

The Alpha-1 Foundation is proud to provide a monthly list of articles from researchers that have been funded by the […]

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May 6, 2024
Grifols Celebrates 50th Anniversary of its Flagship Site

On April 18th, the Alpha-1 Foundation was proud to celebrate Grifols 50th anniversary of its flagship site in Clayton, NC.  Grifols […]

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April 29, 2024
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SPOTLIGHT

Exciting research developments for Alpha-1 Kids

“We are at a new and exciting stage in understanding children with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. For the first time, we are developing tools to predict which kids are at high risk of future severe liver disease. This is thanks to the cooperative studies of the Alpha-1 Foundation and the NIH Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN). We are now better equipped to help families prepare for the future and to begin to guide high-risk kids into the new generation of liver therapy trials to eventually cure this disease,” stated Dr. Jeffrey Teckman.

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