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Hereditary Disease Foundation, Inc.


Address

3960 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10032

Phone

2129282121

Fax

2129282172

Email Address

cures@hdfoundation.org

Description

The Hereditary Disease Foundation is a non-profit research organization established in 1971. Focusing on Huntington's disease as a model for neurodegenerative disorders, the foundation supports an interdisciplinary workshop program that recruits scientists to develop and apply new technologies; supports basic research on genetic illness through grant and postdoctoral fellowship programs at major universities; and provides research tissue to medical investigators. The Hereditary Disease Foundation is supported and guided by a scientific advisory board and a board of trustees. Educational materials produced by the foundation include newsletters, press releases, workshop reports, and reprints.

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