FUNDING FOR MORQUIO TYPE A RESEARCH
We are now accepting Stock Donations
We are in need of funding for Morquio Type A research. Dr. Shunji Tomatsu, Associate Professor at The St. Louis University, MO is the Biochemist & Molecular Biologist researching Morquio Type A. He has been taking care of many children with rare diseases as well as Morquio patients in Japan, as a pediatrician, for well over 15 years. We are very thankful to Dr. Tomatsu as our chief scientific medical advisor for his dedication to a treatment for this rare disease. Together it is our hope to offer a better quality of life for all Morquio Type A patients worldwide. Please send your contribution to:
The Carol Ann Foundation &
The International Morquio Organization
8164 W. Circulo De Los Morteros
Tucson, AZ. 85743
Telephone: 520 850-7264
100% of your donation goes directly to Dr. Tomatsu for his research on Morquio Type A and as Dr. Tomatsu expands his research, with your generous funding, we are just that much closer to future clinical trials and a treatment for our beloved children!
WHAT IS MORQUIO TYPE A
Morquio Type A, also known as Morquio Syndrome or MPS IVA, is one of the Mucopolysacchride Disorders. Morquio is a progressive disorder arresting growth and causing severe bone disease in young children. While there is no known cure, it is every parents dream to see Enzyme Replacement Therapy (ERT) treatment become a reality for all the children living in pain daily.
The Carol Ann Foundation & International Morquio Organization is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to seeking out people who have Morquio Type A in order to provide a mutual aid network; act as an advocate between patients, physicians and scientists; compile medical information into a database; and pursue funding for education, families and research.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at: email@example.com or call 520 850-7264