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Phone: 9784621866
10 Prince Place, Suite 203
Newburyport
Massachusetts 01950
USA
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Target demographics: all families affected by Fragile X syndrome

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 20 research teams at universities worldwide to find new treatments for Fragile X

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Geographic areas served: the Greater Boston area

Programs:

To fund research for Fragile X Syndrome - To find effective treatments and a cure for all children and adults.

Mission:
FRAXA was founded in 1994 by three parents of children with Fragile X. Our mission is to accelerate research aimed at finding effective treatments and a cure for Fragile X and related disorders, by directly funding grants and fellowships at top universities around the world.
Results:
We have funded $23 Million in targeted research and are on the verge of bringing a treatment for Fragile X - and perhaps also autism - to patients.

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09/09/14
FRAXA Research Foundation has a clear mission to find treatments and ultimately a cure for Fragile X. Fragile X is similar to autism and in many cases it's a very debilitating mental disorder. Finding medications that could lessen the effects for a person struggling with Fragile X could ... more »
07/03/14
FRAXA is a truly remarkable organization with only one goal in their mission statement: to find a cure for the genetic disorder, Fragile X. Presented with a zero public recognition factor on day one, the dedicated founders and staff at FRAXA have moved the Fragile X conversation forward. America ... more »
07/01/14
Medical research has made tremendous progress in many areas. But as the brain is by far the most complex organ known to man, progress in brain research has until recently been limited. With FRAXA we have an opportunity to change this. With very little resources, FRAXA follows an extremely effective ... more »
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