Category: Research

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....
May 20 is National Clinical Trials Day!

May 20 is National Clinical Trials Day!

May 20th is National Clinical Trials Day. This day is celebrated around the world in May to recognize the day that what is often considered the first randomized clinical trial started aboard a British Naval ship that had been struck with scurvy. The date of this first...
Add Your Voice – Prednisone Use Survey

Add Your Voice – Prednisone Use Survey

While corticosteroids like prednisone are the most commonly prescribed medications for sarcoidosis, many patients struggle with their side effects. FSR is working hard every day to advance research on new treatments for sarcoidosis that will be more effective with...
New Trial for US Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Patients: ATYR1923

New Trial for US Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Patients: ATYR1923

INVESTIGATIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL FOR PULMONARY SARCOIDOSIS PATIENTS aTyr Pharma has partnered with the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research for this clinical trial exploring a new treatment.The purpose of this study is to determine if the investigational drug, ATYR1923,...
Sarcoidosis Research Fellows: 2019 Update

Sarcoidosis Research Fellows: 2019 Update

In Spring of 2018, FSR awarded $1,000,000 to four Sarcoidosis Fellows to promote early career opportunities in sarcoidosis research and clinical work. Almost a year later, these fellows have had the opportunity to develop specialized skills and gain experience in...
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...
Interview to Understand Experience Living with Sarcoidosis

Interview to Understand Experience Living with Sarcoidosis

A doctoral student at Northcentral University is doing a research study about the experience of living with sarcoidosis. Participants must: Be age 21 years or older Have had sarcoidosis for at least one year Or Live with a family member for at least one year that has...