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Foundation for Prader-Willi Blog | News

May is #PWSAwareness Month | We Have Your PWS Awareness Resources

May is PWS Awareness Month. A time to raise awareness and advance research so we may find new treatments for Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). By coming together this month, we can amplify our impact and propel treatments for PWS forward faster. Since 201...

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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...

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Analysis of Hyperphagia Questionnaire for Clinical Trials (HQ-CT) Scores

The Hyperphagia Questionnaire for Clinical Trials (HQ-CT) is typically completed by caregivers for individuals with PWS who are enrolled in clinical trials. The questionnaire is designed to evaluate changes inhyperphagia during the course of the tria...

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Improving the PWS Clinical Trial Experience for Families and Clinical Study Site Staff

It has been an exciting time for PWS research and clinical trials. The field has been working hard to find effective treatments for the symptoms of PWS to help our children lead more independent and fulfilling lives. In the last several years, there ...

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Recordings from FPWR’s Annual Family Conference: What’s Next for DCCR?

Soleno Therapeutics recently shared data from their DESTINY PWS study, an international, placebo-controlled Phase 3 study of DCCR (Diazoxide Choline Controlled-Release) drug trial. To further establish the effects of DCCR administration on hyperphagi...

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2023 Harvesting Hope Distance Challenge: Make a Real Difference

The Harvesting Hope Distance Challenge is back, and it's your chance to join a heartwarming community, get moving, and make a real difference. Whether you're a seasoned walker, a jogging enthusiast, or someone who just loves the idea of taking positi...

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Life-Changing Connections: Families Share Why They Love the FPWR Conference

Attending a conference means being around people who get it—they understand the journey you have been on with your child, personally, and with the world. It’s like seeing your family when you attend the FPWR Family Conference. Everyone, whether a new...

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Innovative FPWR-Funded Projects Receive Additional Funding

FPWR’s grant program focuses on supporting innovative, high risk/high reward research in its early stages, with particular emphasis on supporting projects that will lead to new treatments for PWS.

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New Venture Philanthropy Investment: Palobiofarma

The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR) has provided a new venture philanthropy award, in the form of a convertible loan, to Palobiofarma S.L., a Spanish biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative treatments for serious diseas...

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