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Research Report Winter 2022: Four New Grants Funded
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Research Report Winter 2022: Four New Grants Funded

Apr 12th, 2022

In early 2022, four new grants were awarded to advance research in FA cancer preclinical models, Fanconi Anemia Neurological Syndrome (FANS), and mental health.

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Violet’s Journey to Diagnosis and Transplant

Violet’s Journey to Diagnosis and Transplant

By: Paige Halverson | Jun 8th, 2022

I know that Violet’s journey will continue, and she will continue to be a rockstar in everything she does. Since diagnosis, the biggest lesson I have learned is to just keep going and have faith.

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Scientist Spotlight: Eunike Velleuer

Scientist Spotlight: Eunike Velleuer

May 17th, 2022

Learn about FA clinician and cancer researcher Eunike Velleuer, who is working on preventing and detecting oral cancer in people with FA.

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Navigating Depression and FA Through the Teen Years

Navigating Depression and FA Through the Teen Years

By: Mary Ann Lana | Mar 30th, 2022

I am realizing now that parenting Eli is parenting a young man with two diagnoses that can be life-threatening. There is the FA that looms on the horizon and threatens cancer, and there is depression.

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I Am a Fighter and a Cancer Survivor

I Am a Fighter and a Cancer Survivor

By: Michelle Watkins | Mar 22nd, 2022

Hi, my name is Michelle. Like a lot of teenagers, I had big dreams and goals for what I was going to do with my life. I never imagined I would have cancer in my thirties.

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Scientist Spotlight: Sara Frias

Scientist Spotlight: Sara Frias

Nov 10th, 2021

Learn more about Dr. Frias, who works on cytogenetics and leads an FA team in Mexico

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Dr. Blanche Alter retires after more than 40 years in the Fanconi anemia field

Dr. Blanche Alter retires after more than 40 years in the Fanconi anemia field

Nov 8th, 2021

Since the 1980s, Dr. Alter has been a major contributor to the FA research field, especially in helping understand the risks and types of cancer in FA.

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