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FSR Awards Two New Research Grants

FSR Awards Two New Research Grants

The Foundation of Sarcoidosis Research is pleased to announce the awardees for the Small Grant Program 2019 Cycle 1, Dr. Nisha Gilotra and Dr. Wonder Drake. FSR’s Small Grant Program funds various field-initiated proposals in clinical and basic science settings....
ATS Travel Scholarships

ATS Travel Scholarships

Every year, the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research awards travel grants to assist in expenses for attendees of major professional conferences where sarcoidosis is addressed. This allows FSR to support early career researchers and clinicians by giving them the...
2019: Sarcoidosis Awareness Month Wrap Up!

2019: Sarcoidosis Awareness Month Wrap Up!

Thanks to the tireless effort of devoted sarc warriors around the world, this Sarcoidosis Awareness Month was the best one yet. There is no way to fit all of the achievements of this month into one blog, so below are some of the highlights from this month! Feel free...
Meet Your 2019 Patient Ambassadors!

Meet Your 2019 Patient Ambassadors!

Every year since 2016 FSR has assembled a group of highly dedicated patients to serve as FSR Patient Ambassadors. This group of patients serve as local resources for sarcoidosis patients, advocate for awareness in their communities and to their state legislators, and...
FSR Featured in NBC Chicago Sarcoidosis Segment

FSR Featured in NBC Chicago Sarcoidosis Segment

This April for Sarcoidosis Awareness Month, our friends at NBC Chicago are helping shine a light on sarcoidosis. Check out this awesome interview with FSR’s Director of Research Programs, Noopur Singh, as well as Chicago-area physician Dr. Peter Sporn and local...
Sarcoidosis PSA Will Air in 10 Major US Cities on NBC

Sarcoidosis PSA Will Air in 10 Major US Cities on NBC

Last year, NBC helped us raise awareness about sarcoidosis during April by showing a 30-second PSA regularly in 9 major US cities throughout the month for Sarcoidosis Awareness Month. This year, they’re recommitting to raising awareness, and we’re thrilled...
Patient Survey Leads to New Treatment Guidelines

Patient Survey Leads to New Treatment Guidelines

Early last year, we asked our community to tell us which treatment outcomes are most important to sarcoidosis patients. You and hundreds of other patients around the world responded! The survey, developed by a European Respiratory Society (ERS) working group which...
New Clinical Trial Opportunity in Gainesville, FL!

New Clinical Trial Opportunity in Gainesville, FL!

Diagnosed sarcoidosis patients in the Florida and Georgia regions are encouraged to participate in a new Clinical Trial Opportunity with the University of Florida in Gainesville! The purpose of this study is to investigate fibrocytes, specific cells in the blood which...