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NNPDF Cora Sterling Endurance Award

Nomination Deadline is May 15th

Do you know a great young person who shines for Niemann-Pick awareness?

NNPDF is seeking nominations for the NNPDF Cora Sterling Endurance Award. This award is presented annually at the NNPDF Family Support & Medical Conference to a young person (under age 25) who shines in raising awareness of Niemannā€Pick disease in the community.



  • Nominees can be a diagnosed individual, a sibling, or a friend.
  • Under the age of 25
  • Must live in the U.S.
  • Must be attending the NNPDF Family Support & Medical Conference in the year of their nomination/acceptance


  • Nominee should display a special characteristic, strength, and poise, that exemplifies their own endurance in the Niemann-Pick journey and raises awareness of Niemann-Pick disease in the community on a small or large level.
  • Nominations can come from family members, friends, or anyone in the community.
  • Nominee must be present at the NNPDF Family Support & Medical Conference to accept the award.
Application Deadline is May 15th

Previous Endurance Award Recipients

  • Liam Ferguson 2023
  • Christopher Sousa 2022
  • Alec Koujaian 2021
  • JP & Molly Honsinger 2020
  • Serina Heinze 2019

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