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  • Jan 4, 2023

    FPN Welcomes New Board Member

    the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy is pleased to welcome its newest Board of Director, Dr. Gregory F. Maassen, effective January 1, 2023. About Dr. Maassen Dr. Gregory F. Maassen is…
  • Jan 3, 2023

    Our Advocacy Work on The Hill

    In 2020, the peripheral neuropathy (PN) research community achieved a huge breakthrough. For the first time, Congress included “peripheral neuropathy” as an eligible condition for study in the Department of…
  • Dec 29, 2022

    FPN Funding Contributes $90,000 to IMAGiNe Study for anti-MAG Research

    Through the generosity of our donors, we’re able to support the IMAGiNe study with a $150,000 research grant to fund new patient enrollment. $90,000 of these funds, spent in 2022,…
  • Nov 29, 2022

    Understanding the Connection Between Polyneuropathy and hATTR Amyloidosis

    “We have to look at our family and make sure we are proactive about hATTR amyloidosis so we can all get the care we need,” said Jean, living with hereditary…
  • Oct 20, 2022

    Hereditary Neuropathy and Genetic Testing: Q&A

    Hereditary neuropathies refer to a group of nerve disorders that lead to weakness and wasting of the muscles generally below the knees, and in the hands, and that may be…
  • Oct 7, 2022

    FPN Welcomes Dr. Sandra Rieger

    The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) is delighted to announce that Sandra Rieger, PhD, has joined the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB advises both the Board of Directors and…
  • Aug 4, 2022

    Speak For Your Feet Contest for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), or nerve damage caused by diabetes, is one of the most known causes of neuropathy. DPN can be a common complication that affects the extremities and…
  • Jul 25, 2022

    Small Fiber Neuropathy: Q&A

    Small fiber neuropathy (SFN) is a common, yet underappreciated, subclass of peripheral neuropathy. While SFN shares many features with large fiber neuropathy, it has unique aspects in its evaluation and…
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