National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation
Rating: 4.96 stars 25 25 reviews
75 S Grand Ave Pasadena CA 91105 USA
Our mission is to save the lives of children and adults suffering from the catastrophic effects of UCDs. We do this through REACH: Research: Stimulating research for new treatments and a cure. Education: Providing information on treatment and management to both medical professionals and affected families. Awareness: Raising awareness so that no child or adult goes undiagnosed. Community: Providing support for all those affected. Hope: Together, we WILL conquer urea cycle disorders.
Recipent of 2010 Child Neurology Foundation Advocacy Award of Merit, recognizing outstanding achievements on behalf of children with developmental and neurological disabilities.
Save the lives of children and adults affected by urea cycle disorders
Direct beneficiaries per year:
over 700 patients, their families and medical professionals
Geographic areas served:
research, education, support
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I first heard about NUCDF 12 years ago when my son was diagnosed with a different rare disorder that also has hyperammonemia. The executive director was very helpful in explaining hyperammonemia to me and sending us in the right direction. A couple years later, I started a non-profit with other families for my son's disorder. NUCDF has mentored our organization and partnered with us on a number of projects. I am thankful for their advice, support, partnership and friendship. I am a more informed parent as well as a better leader because of NUCDF and would recommend them for 2012 Top-Rated Awards.
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