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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

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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
Raising Awareness on European Alpha-1 Awareness Day, April 25, 2024

April 25, 2024 marks the seventh annual European Alpha-1 Awareness Day, a date in which those afflicted with the genetic […]

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April 25, 2024
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SPOTLIGHT

Congratulations to the Alpha‑1 Grants Awardees!

On May 20, 2024, the Alpha-1 Foundation announced the in-cycle grant awardees. 19 grant recipients will receive $3 million for their two-year projects.

This year’s grant categories consist of 11 Research Grants, 4 Pilot and Feasibility Grants, and 4 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Grants; 63% are lung-focused, 32% are liver-focused, and 5% are focused on Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues relating to Alpha-1. The research includes a mix of basic, translational, and clinical research topics.

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