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Survey about achondroplasia
We have designed a questionnaire with the purpose to better know the population connected to achondroplasia.
The questionnaire is optional and anonymous. The data obtained will be used for statistical purposes and to better understand the natural history of achondroplasia. Please consider answering.
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Creation of clothing line for bone dysplasias - Body measurements questionnaire

A partnership between a patient organization with a textile professional from the north of Portugal is heading to create a clothing line for people with bone dysplasias/short stature.

Collaborate in the linguistic review of a questionnaire on achondroplasia

There are more than 7000 languages in the world, but we need the be able to read and understand the same document when this is translated. There is a need to find the support of parents from Austria and German-speaking Switzerland to review the translation and linguistic aspects of a questionnaire on achondroplasia.

A population-based study of achondroplasia in Europe

The largest European population-based epidemiological study on achondroplasia was published with data provided by 28 registries in Europe, with cases reported between 1991-2015.

Do you want to volunteer?

Beyond Achondroplasia has nearly 2 million views from 207 countries. It was started as a blog in April 2013 and it was done by me only, after work and weekends, until 2017. And since then, fantastic people started to support by volunteering and made it possible the creation of this multilingual platform.

Pfizer acquired Therachon. And now what to expect?

Pfizer announced on the 9th May 2019 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the shares of Therachon Holding AG, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on rare diseases, with assets in development for the treatment of achondroplasia and short bowel syndrome (SBS).

Highlights on the 6th International ALPE Congress on Achondroplasia & Other Dysplasias

One of most relevant events on achondroplasia was held by ALPE Foundation (based in Spain), on the 12,13 and 14th October 2018, bringing together leading healthcare experts in dysplasias, pharmaceutical companies, patient organizations, and more than 500 participants.
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