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The world leader in advancing FA research

Our mission is to find better treatments and a cure for Fanconi anemia and to provide support services to affected families worldwide.

The Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (FARF) is the world leader in advancing research for better treatments and a cure for Fanconi anemia. Founded in 1989 by parents Lynn and David Frohnmayer, FARF has supported 263 grants to 86 institutions and 202 investigators worldwide. Thanks to our donors, FARF has funded over $32 million in research grants.

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