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FPWR Blog

PWS Registry Data: Skin Picking in PWS [INFOGRAPHIC]

Individuals with PWS often exhibit a variety of self-injurious behaviors, and one of the most common of these is skin picking. Individuals typically start with a fixation on some imperfection in the skin. This can be a rough or dry patch of skin, an ...

Topics: Research

PWS Clinical Trials Alert

FPWR maintains the latest clinical trial information so that you can stay abreast of trial opportunities. Some trials require in-person visits while others can be completed remotely. Some trials are testing new drugs while others are intervention (no...

Topics: Research

Sleep and Schaaf-Yang Syndrome [2023 CONFERENCE VIDEO]

In this 74‑minute video, Dr. Joanna Wrede, a pediatric sleep neurologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital, explains how sleep disorders are identified and treated in children with Schaaf-Yang syndrome.

Topics: Research

Harmony Biosciences Initiates Global Phase 3 Study of Pitolisant: TEMPO!

Harmony Biosciences has initiated its Phase 3 study of Pitolisant and is now enrolling individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome ages 6 and up who struggle with excessive daytime sleepiness. Two clinical trial sites are already open and ready to begin s...

PWS Clinical Trial Webinar: NNZ-2591

Neuren Pharmaceuticals is now enrolling children with PWS in a phase 2 clinical trial to measure the safety and efficacy of NNZ-2591. NNZ-2591 is a novel synthetic analog of cyclic glycine-proline (cGP), a metabolite of IGF-1. NNZ-2951 regulates the ...

Topics: Clinical Trials Opportunities

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2024 FPWR Family Conference

Join us September 27–28 for our annual gathering of movers, shakers, thinkers, and doers at this year’s FPWR Family Conference! It's a unique opportunity to connect, learn, and grow alongside like-minded individuals who are dedicated to making a diff...

Topics: News

Behavior and Mental Health - Age 5 and Up [2023 CONFERENCE VIDEO]

In this 30‑minute video, Patrice Carroll, Elizabeth Roof, and Dr. Deepan Singh discuss strategies for addressing behavioral and mental health challenges in children aged 5 and up with Prader-Willi syndrome.

Topics: Research

Learning from Every Patient: The PWS-CLIC Starts a Shared Database

The PWS-Clinical Investigation Collaborative (PWS-CLIC) is a network of PWS clinical experts, formally established in 2021. The work of the PWS-CLIC is supported by FPWR. This network has expanded over the past two years and now includes 25 clinical ...

Topics: Research, PWS People

What Is the PWS CLIC [2023 Conference Video]

In this 10‑minute video, Caroline Vrana-Diaz, FPWR Research Project Coordinator, explains how the PWS CLIC is helping to improve standards of care for people with Prader-Willi syndrome.

Topics: Clinical Issues, Research