Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) is a genetic (inherited) condition – it is passed from parents to their children through their genes. Alpha-1 may result in serious lung disease in adults and/or liver disease at any age.
An Alpha-1 awareness walk in Denver raised nearly $13,000, but organizers are still pushing toward their goal of $15,000.
An editorial in an American Thoracic Society publication warns against the use of unregulated stem cell therapies to treat respiratory illnesses.
CRD Associates, the Foundation's lobbying firm in Washington, D.C., was recognized for its work with charities.
The University of Massachusetts Medical School has received an $11 million, five-year grant to study Alpha-1 gene therapy.
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