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997 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Head, NY 11545
The Human Growth Foundation (HGF) is a national, voluntary, non-profit organization that was established in 1965. It is dedicated to expanding and accelerating medical research into growth and growth disorders. Composed of concerned parents, friends of children with growth problems, adults experiencing growth hormone deficiency, and interested health professionals, the Human Growth Foundation supports family education and service, public education, support for training of growth specialists and education of medical professionals. It conducts national education conferences, makes starter research grants to investigators, and coordinates Human Growth Month. The foundation also publishes informational pamphlets, booklets, and a monthly newsletter and serves as an information clearinghouse for families of children who have growth disorders.
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