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Causes: Philanthropy, Private Operating Foundations

Mission: DFI helps provide funding for research on the hereditary sensory neuropathy, HSAN1, with the hopes of finding a potential treatment and/or cure for this disease. 


The medical research team studying HSAN1 first had to identify the defective gene, finding its location on a specific chromosome.  

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Rating: 5

I am proud to help out with DFI because I have seen the medical research successfully meet with milestones over the past 20 years. I am excited to hear about a new study with affected family members that once again delivers hope for family member treatment and those with HSAN1 (both present and future).