Most Read APBD Articles in 2021

APBD is a 24/7/365 battle. From getting an accurate diagnosis, to seeking support, to finding trusted resources, to connecting with community members who understand, and working towards a cure, the APBD Research Foundation stands with you on this journey. [...]

December 6th, 2021|

2021 APBD Tour de Friends Team at the Million Dollar Bike Ride

THANK YOU! We had 89 enthusiastic and imaginative virtual riders on the Tour de Friends team this year! The selfies we share here were fun to collect but also accomplish something very important. They show donors, researchers, physicians, pharmaceutical leaders, and government decision [...]

July 20th, 2021|

Meet Our Honoree: Dr. Jesse Cedarbaum

Meet Our Honoree Dr. Jesse Cedarbaum is Professor, Adjunct of Neurology and Psychiatry at Yale Medical School and Founder and Head of Coeruleus Clinical Sciences, LLC. Dr. Cedarbaum currently serves on the Foundation’s Pharmaceutical Development Committee, where he is helping [...]

February 25th, 2021|

New Research Paves the Way for Therapeutics for APBD

By Gillian Neimark Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease (APBD) is one of 7,000 rare diseases in the U.S. There are currently no effective treatments for the challenging neurodegenerative disorder. That may change with the publication of a study that identifies two [...]

December 23rd, 2020|

Most Read APBD Articles of 2020

APBD is a 24/7/365 battle. From getting to an accurate diagnosis, to seeking support, to finding trusted resources, to connecting with community members who understand, and working towards a cure, the APBD Research Foundation stands with you on this journey. [...]

December 21st, 2020|

Angela Genge, MD, FRCP(S) Joins the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board

The APBD Research Foundation today announced that Angela Genge, MD, FRCPS, -- executive director of the Clinical Research Unit at the Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital -- has joined the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board. "Dr. Genge is a world-renowned expert in rare [...]

November 13th, 2020|

Caregiver/Family Chat Group

We hear you, and we are here for you. Announcing the Caregiver/Family Chat Group If APBD touches your life through a family member or loved one, whether you are a hands-on caregiver or within the circle of emotional support, [...]

October 14th, 2020|

Why Sheri Loves AmazonSmile!

"It's so easy!" shared Sheri, a member of our APBD Chat group, about shopping on AmazonSmile. "I buy all kinds of stuff and everything I buy donates to the APBD Research Foundation.  I even bought an entire office set, including [...]

September 27th, 2020|

Hosting a Facebook Fundraiser for APBD Research

By Susan Coddon Earlier this summer, I hosted a Facebook fundraiser for my birthday and raised $671 to advance APBD research. I was so touched to see my family and friends (some from as far back as high school) step [...]

August 3rd, 2020|

COVID-19 Resources

A list of resources, information and activities.  Click on the text of any of the items listed to go to the website. Government Resources: CDC (Center for Disease Control) WHO (World Health Organization) Rare Disease Organizations Resources: Global Genes NORD [...]

March 27th, 2020|

Exciting Announcement for the APBD Community

Dear Patient Community, Family Members, Cheerleaders, Donors, Researchers and Clinicians: Today is a special day. We have important news to share with you. We are excited to announce that we are one of 30 recipients of a $450,000, two-year Rare [...]

March 21st, 2020|

2018 Million Dollar Ride Ride

The APBD Community said, "Let's Roll!" to the Million Dollar Bike Ride for rare disease research. Some of the 36 members of our "Tour de Friends" team rode bikes on the official course in Philadelphia, and some rode virtually in [...]

July 26th, 2018|

The Benefits of ‘Kindsight’

THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARD The Benefits of ‘Kindsight’ Read Article: http://blogs.forward.com/the-arty-semite/192725/the-benefits-of-kindsight/#ixzz33fwCE7fM

February 1st, 2018|