Month: June 2017

5K & Volleyball Fundraisers

The United Leukodystrophy Foundation sends out a great big THANK YOU to Debbie & Pat Sinnott and Chris & Megan Korth for hosting recent fundraisers to benefit the ULF! Both in Nebraska, the Sinnott Sand Bar ran its annual volleyball tournament, and the Korths presented the 3rd Annual Paul Korth Memorial 5K. Proceeds from these 2 …

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Michelle Fingeroot

It is with saddened hearts that we share the news that our dear friend and ULF Board Member Michelle Fingeroot passed away on June 16th after a long and brave battle against breast cancer. Our condolences go out to our Board Member Alan Fingeroot and his family. Michelle will be deeply missed.

New MSAB Members Announced

The United Leukodystrophy Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to its Medical and Scientific Advisory Board. Their involvement will expand the reach of the ULF, benefit research, and assist patient families: –  Genevieve Bernard, M.D., FRCPC with McGill University –  Joshua Bonkowsky, M.D., Ph.D. with University of Utah School of Medicine –  Adeline Vanderver, M.D. with Children’s …

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2017 ULF Grant Cycle Now Open

The United Leukodystrophy Foundation is soliciting grant applications to support research in the leukodystrophies. Applications involving any of the leukodystrophies with budgets up to $30,000 (plus up to 10% indirect costs) will be accepted from June 1 through October 2, 2017. The ULF Medical and Scientific Advisory Board will review applications for scientific merit, feasibility, …

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