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DOD’s PRMRP Neuropathy Research Awards

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) has determined the grant applications that it wishes to award in fiscal year 2021 (FY21). In this first year that applications were accepted for research in peripheral neuropathy, 41 applications out of over 1000 applications received focused on peripheral neuropathy.   DoD is recommending awarding a …

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Chuck’s Story: Exploring the National Parks

Chuck is a husband, father, grandfather, outdoorsman – and a PN patient who strongly supports the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy and advocates for his own health and that of others. We chatted with Chuck about his recent adventures in the US National Parks and his tips for others who want to follow his example. What is your connection to peripheral neuropathy? …

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Peripheral Neuropathy is Again an Eligible Condition for DOD Grants

Last week, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations released the Majority’s draft of the fiscal year 2022 (FY22) Defense Appropriations Act. The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy is pleased to see that this draft legislation once again includes “peripheral neuropathy” among the eligible conditions for grants in FY22 from the Department of Defense’s Peer …

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Tell Us Your Story for Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness 2021!

Tell Us Your Story! With more than 30 million patients in the US alone suffering from peripheral neuropathy, more people should know about the disease- and there should be more efforts towards finding treatments and a cure. We want to hear YOUR story, what YOU wish people knew about peripheral neuropathy. Here’s how you can …

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Spread the Word for Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness 2021!

Let Everyone You Know Understand How Many People Have Peripheral Neuropathy! For Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness Week, we need people to hear about peripheral neuropathy and the number of people it affects. We need to raise the profile of peripheral neuropathy to reach more funding for research and for a cure. Share these on Social Media! …

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Share the Facts for Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness 2021

Share the Facts! Help increase awareness of peripheral neuropathy by sharing key facts with your social networks and your community, during Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness week and beyond. More than 30 million people in the United States alone experience symptoms of peripheral neuropathy, and even more people worldwide. And yet, it is still a secret disease: …

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Social Media Resources for Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness Week 2021

Social Media and Email Shareables! Use these images in your emails, at the top of your Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), to frame your profile picture, or share the posts about peripheral neuropathy. All the following shareables are .jpg, please click on image, right click and select “Save Image As” to save to your computer. …

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