Donate to The Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders


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Show your support for families impacted by Peroxisomal Biogenesis Disorder-Zellweger Spectrum Disorder (PBD-ZSD) by donating to the GFPD Conference Scholarship Fund.

The conferences hosted by the Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders (GFPD) are the most important and influential gatherings for families affected by PBD-ZSD and the medical and scientific community that treat and study the disorder. Our conferences encourage the exchange of personal experiences and provide scientific updates about the progress of PBD-ZSD research and available medical options. Individual patient consults with the top PBD-ZSD experts in North America are also available for children and adults living with PBD-ZSD and their families.

The 2013 GFPD Family & Scientific Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska will take place Friday, July 26th through Tuesday, July 30th and will host internationally recognized physicians and scientists.

It is the goal of the Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders to make our conferences affordable to all, and we encourage all family participants to seek out fundraising opportunities in the communities in which they live. However, we know that in addition to personal fundraising, some families may still need additional support in order to attend.

The GFPD Conference Scholarship Fund will be used to provide families with small scholarships to help them offset the costs of travel, conference fees and lodging expenses associated with attending the GFPD Conference.

 It is our hope that the GFPD Conference Scholarship Fund will eliminate a portion of the financial strain of attending the conference for some of our families. 

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