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5 Ways to Celebrate #GivingTuesday with FSR

5 Ways to Celebrate #GivingTuesday with FSR

Giving Tuesday is just around the corner! For those who don’t know, this event happens annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Giving Tuesday is essentially the nonprofit world’s version of “Black Friday” or “Small Business...
FDA Grants Breakthrough Status to Ofev

FDA Grants Breakthrough Status to Ofev

Exciting news for the sarcoidosis community!On October 10, 2019, Boehringer Ingelheim announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Ofev (nintedanib), which is a new drug that is believed to slow the progression...
The seasons are changing, and so are things at FSR!

The seasons are changing, and so are things at FSR!

Fall is officially here, and with the change in seasons comes some exciting new changes at FSR as well! FSR is thrilled to welcome Lisa Dietlin as our Interim Executive Director. Lisa has been previously involved with FSR in numerous capacities, including back in our...
Support FSR through the CFC!

Support FSR through the CFC!

FSR is a part of the world’s biggest workplace charity campaign, the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). The CFC enables government workers to support FSR through payroll deductions.

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...