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Mission & Purpose

To improve the lives of those affected by peripheral neuropathy through awareness, education, advocacy, and research to advance the discovery of new therapies and cures.

For Patients & Caregivers

For Research & Healthcare Providers

Our Impact

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy's mission is to dramatically improve the lives of people living with peripheral neuropathy. 

We do so by serving as the premier resource of information for patients, accelerating cures for peripheral neuropathy, funding collaborative efforts of leading scientists, and raising awareness for peripheral neuropathy.


To achieve our Mission, the Foundation funds some of the most brilliant minds in neuroscience. Since 2010, we have organized a collaborative approach that will allow researchers to achieve a high level of trust, openness and interaction marked by dynamic,  intellectual and scientific relationships between them.


With an estimated 30 million people in the U.S.A. alone with peripheral neuropathy, and countless more worldwide, it is a wonder that more people are not aware of the condition. The Foundation continues to raise awareness for PN, and the need for more research and treatment options that work.

Patient Resources

The Foundation offers a collection of free, peripheral neuropathy educational resources, videos, brochures, and transcripts for patients, caregivers, physicians, and more. These resources greatly benefit our community and we thank our scientific experts for their continued assistance in keeping us up-to-date.

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Name It, Learn It, Cure It!

Peripheral Neuropathy affects more than 30 million people in the US alone.  Why haven’t more people even heard of it?

Watch and share this video to shed some light on this terrible disease.

We Thank Our Corporate Partners

The Foundation sincerely thanks our Corporate Partners who are committed to take the “extra step” in helping us discover effective treatment options and cures for peripheral neuropathy. Sponsors support the Foundation in many different ways, including our Peripheral Neuropathy Research Registry, Young Investigator Awards, Educational Programs, Advocacy, and other Research Initiatives.

Partnering Research Institutions


Make a difference today

Established in 2007, the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission can only be sustained through the generosity of our supporters. Our donors share a vision to advance research and provide an improved quality of life for those living with peripheral neuropathy. With your contribution, you become an important part of our success and a special part of our family.