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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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11/06/13
I am the twin sister of someone diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome and FRAXA gives me hope that one day there will be a cure... more »
09/20/13
FRAXA is the future for our children. The research FRAXA is funding to find treatments for Fragile X is the future for our children. The medications that will be developed will be key for helping our children to live as happily and as independently as possible. And FRAXA funds and facilitates a ... more »
09/10/13
Fraxa Research Foundation was instrumental in helping parents living abroad in building our first Fragile X Association and clinic (trial site). Research founded by Fraxa and guidance they provide to support groups, are key ways to bringing treatments to market and finding a cure. Association X ... more »
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