friends of FSH Research

Funding Research for
FSH Muscular Dystrophy Dots

Over 10 Years of Creating Hope

The mission of Friends of FSH Research is to accelerate the discoveries that will lead to treatments or cures for FSHD. To achieve our goal, we actively manage a portfolio of research that supports a pipeline for drug discovery. Our board, staff, volunteers, and world-class scientists are fully committed to transparent, reproducible, and transformative science that will inspire hope for people with FSHD. Learn more >>

11th Annual Auction and Gala


Upcoming Events

Cruising for a Cure

— April 23rd, 2015

Our friends in Vancouver are throwing an amazing fundraiser to raise money for research.

Latest News

FSHD research progress highlighted at the Muscular Dystrophy Association Scientific Conference.

— March 17, 2015

FSHD was a hot topic at the MDA scientific conference in Washington D.C.

DUX4: No Nonsense

— February 6, 2015

It's tough to put our finger on exactly why it's bad to have DUX4 around. A new paper sheds light.

Research Update: Tapscott Lab

— February 4, 2015

The Tapscott lab is entering the final year of a four-year grant. Let's see how they are doing.

Oh what a night!!!

— January 26, 2015

Friends of FSH Research raises a record $270,000 at annual auction and gala.

Research Outlook 2015

— January 20, 2015

Looking back on the research trends of 2014 helps us focus for the coming year.

Research Funding: Dr. Maura Parker will improve cellular and animal models of FSHD

— January 12, 2015

Dr. Parker has had her funding renewed based on approval of a progress report and submission of a new grant for the…

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"Hopefully one day FSHD will be stopped in its tracks. I know that there is still a long road ahead, with many milestones to pass but the journey isn’t quite so scary knowing that I am not alone and that there are those willing to keep pushing ahead, guiding the way until we find the key to unlock that final door."

- T. Pilato