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Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Foundation NewsLine |

Day 14 ~ October 2014 as GLOBAL NPD Awareness Month ~ NNPDF & CCNNPDF Funded Fellows

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Dear NNPDF Families and Friends,
On the 14th day of our GLOBAL October 2014 Niemann-Pick Disease Awareness month event, the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation (NNPDF), along with the Canadian Chapter of the NNPDF, is pleased to announce to our NPD communities in the United States and Canada ~ the 2014 recipients of the Peter G. Pentchev & Edward H. Schuchman 2014 Fellowship awards and grants!
Due to the tireless efforts of our US & Canadian NPD family membership over fiscal year 2013, the foundations will be supporting four new research fellowship and scientific grant laboratories associated with Niemann-Pick Disease.  To learn more about the NNPDF & CCNNPDF Research Funding Strategies ~ please follow this link: http://www.nnpdf.org/NewsLinePage.html#Oct13
First on the docket, is a research grant award in support of our NPD Type A & B (ASMD) community through the funding of a research study to describe the natural history of NPD type A and B with Dr. Melissa Wasserstein, MD at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine as the Principal Investigator.
For the full research lay summary and additional information, visit the NNPDF Newsline: http://www.nnpdf.org/NewsLinePage.html#Oct14