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Happy New Year from the PMP Research Foundation! We've got lots of exciting news to share, and plenty of events and fundraising activities planned for 2012. 


What's New?
PMPRF Rare Disease Day Online Auction
2011 Fundraising Results
2011 Grant Program Recipients Announced
2012 Grant Program Details
PMPRF Rare Disease Day Auction

CMA Awards - Auction Photo Item Beginning on February 21st through March 7th 2012, The PMP Research Foundation will be holding an online auction through Bidding for Good to raise much needed funds for PMP Cancer Research and Education.   


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Please visit our PMP Research Foundation Auction site, and consider donating an item, becoming a sponsor, telling your friends, or bidding!

2011 Fundraising Results

PMP Awareness Walk Photo 2011 was a fantastic year for PMPRF fundraising! Our two main fundraising events, the Philly PMP Cancer Awareness Walk and the Cleveland Summer Scurry, raised well over $40,000 and $80,000 respectively.  


The Second Annual PMP Pub Crawl crew in Connecticut raised an amazing $13,000 - over 600% of their goal! The first annual PuMP Out with Jeff in NC raised over $8,000, an incredible result for an inaugural event. Tim Shaughnessy completed the CareFirst Half-Marathon in 2 hours, 4 minutes, and 18 seconds, and surpassed his fundraising goal for PMPRF. Brenda Carawan successfully completed the Badwater Ultramarathon and raised over $2,000 for PMPRF in the process.   


Thank you to all whoSummer Scurry Photo planned and participated in these fantastic events! Contact us at if you would like to hold a PMPRF fundraising event in 2012 - we can help! 

2011 Grant Program Recipients Announced

PMPRF is thrilled to announce the recipients of our 2011 Grant Program: Dr. Marcello Deraco from Italy, two-time recipient Dr. Andrew Renehan from the UK, and our own advisory board member Dr. Andrew Lowy from the US.  


Click here to learn more about the research studies funded in this grant cycle.  


PMPRF is proud to have awarded over $450,000 for promising PMP research studies in just three years. 

2012 Grant Program Details

Stay tuned for details on the 2012 PMPRF Research Grant program. PMPRF and NORD will begin accepting research grant proposals in March, 2012. Check back here for more details as they become available.

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