Sanfilippo syndrome type B

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Sanfilippo syndrome type B

Synonyms: MPS3B | MPSIIIB | Mucopolysaccharidosis type 3B | Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIB | N-acetyl-alpha-glucosaminidase deficiency

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Advocacy Organizations

Aislinn’s Wish Foundation

Aislinn’s Wish Foundation is a non-profit organization created to improve the lives of children diagnosed with the rare, genetic, terminal disorder known as Sanfilippo Syndrome. The Foundation strives to promote awareness and contribute to scientific research, with the goal of finding a cure for Sanfilippo Syndrome.

Canadian Society for Mucopolysaccharide & Related Diseases Inc.

The Canadian Society for Mucopolysaccharide and Related Diseases Inc. (The Canadian MPS Society), founded in 1984, serves all Canadians affected by MPS and related diseases through support, education, advocacy and by advancing research.

Cure Sanfilippo Foundation

To advocate for and fund research directed towards treatment options for patients diagnosed with Sanfilippo Syndrome.

Emory Lysosomal Storage Disease Center

The Emory Lysosomal and Peroxisomal Storage Disease Center is devoted to remaining on the cutting edge of research and treatment providing comprehensive and compassionate care for all of our patients affected by lysosomal storage diseases.

Genetic Support Network of Victoria

The Genetic Support Network of Victoria is an organisation that supports people living with genetic, undiagnosed and rare conditions and those who support them including community and families, patient support organisations, health professionals and industry. Our vision is our community flourishing and living their best lives.

Lysosomal Storage Disorders Support Society

LSDSS endeavors to transform the life of children affected by rare Lysosomal Storage Disorders. Our mission is to increase awareness about the prevention of such disorders in future offspring as well as counsel the affected patients and families on how to cope with existing conditions, ensuring no patient or family living with an LSD ever feels alone.

MPS Society

The MPS Society supports families through difficult times and helps people living with rare diseases to live their lives to the full. Founded in 1982 and led by people directly affected by these diseases, we are the only registered charity in the UK which focusses on MPS (Mucopolysaccharide), Fabry and related conditions, a group of 27 rare, life-limiting genetic diseases.

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) was founded to raise awareness, educate, and provide support to those living or caring for someone with genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM).

Orphan Disease Center

We work closely with patient groups, foundations, pharma, biotech, and the academic community. We bring a unique set of programs to the table, enabling us to add value at any stage - from building the initial knowledge base to enabling therapeutic development. Through our grants, Programs of Excellence, and JumpStart programs, we seek to drive therapeutic development for rare diseases.

Project Alive

Project Alive exists to find and fund a cure for Hunter Syndrome (also known as Mucopolysaccharidosis or MPS II) through research and advocacy. Project Alive is a powerful voice for children and adults with Hunter Syndrome, bringing together families and advocates with researchers, industry, and regulators. The organization funds promising curative research, assists researchers and industry with designing research studies for our community, and advocates for the most effective and efficient system of clinical research, evaluation, and approval. Through its innovative campaigns and grassroots efforts, Project Alive has made significant advances in public awareness about Hunter Syndrome and its symptoms, the need for early diagnosis, and available treatments and clinical trials.

Clinical Trials

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