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Sarcoidosis and COVID-19 Survey Update

Sarcoidosis and COVID-19 Survey Update

COVID-19 has changed our world. As of October 1, 2020, the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center reported over 35.5 million individuals worldwide have been infected with COVID-19, including over 7 million in the United States. There are about 200,000...
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research Welcomes First CEO

Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research Welcomes First CEO

The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research, the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing research and improving care for individuals living with sarcoidosis, announces Mary McGowan as the organization’s first-ever Chief Executive Officer. With more...
FSR Announces New Small Grant Awardee

FSR Announces New Small Grant Awardee

FSR’s Small Grant Program The FSR Small Grant aims to support smaller scale or pilot research projects, which can be supported either singularly by FSR or through a partnership with additional funders. The goal of this program is to provide bridge funding for...
Explore Meditation and Wellness at FSR’s Fall Summits!

Explore Meditation and Wellness at FSR’s Fall Summits!

FSR’s Virtual Summits this Fall will be day-long, comprehensive educational and wellness events. While they will be held entirely online, the Summits will still have plenty of opportunities to interact with other sarcoidosis warriors via chat rooms and our...
FSR Announces New Small Grant Awardee

New FSR Fellowship Awardee

FSR launched its Clinical and Research Fellowship Program in Fall 2017. We’ve invested over $1 million into this program, which aims to increase the number of specialized doctors and researchers in the sarcoidosis space. This investment in early career...
Our Commitment to Our Community

Our Commitment to Our Community

FSR has spent 20 years serving sarcoidosis patients and their families, as well as the healthcare providers and researchers who dedicate their careers to fighting sarcoidosis. In response to the inequitable treatment of Black individuals in America, we want to...
2020 Education Summits Transition to Virtual Format

2020 Education Summits Transition to Virtual Format

FSR has made the decision to transition our in-person Patient Education Summits to be Virtual Summits. This decision was made due to the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in order to be proactive about the health and comfort of our community. While we are...
Meet FSR’s Founders the Wilsons!

Meet FSR’s Founders the Wilsons!

As part of FSR’s 20th Anniversary, we’re profiling some of the people who make everything we do at FSR possible, including our co-founders, Board of Directors, and staff. First up, meet our co-founders, the Wilsons! Andrea Wilson is a sarcoidosis warrior...
Initial Results of Sarcoidosis and COVID-19 Impact Survey

Initial Results of Sarcoidosis and COVID-19 Impact Survey

COVID-19 has changed our world. As of April 27, 2020, the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center reported over 3 million individuals worldwide have been infected with COVID-19, including 979,077 in the United States. There are about 200,000 individuals...
100 Miles on GivingTuesdayNow

100 Miles on GivingTuesdayNow

#GivingTuesdayNow: How One Supporter is Honoring the Sarc Warrior in His Life On May 5, 2020, non-profit organizations and charitable foundations worldwide will come together for #GivingTuesdayNow. #GivingTuesdayNow is an opportunity for people to unite and...