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Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR) Receives Renewed Federal Funding

For Immediate Release American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders P.O. Box 29545 Atlanta, GA 30359 www.apfed.org Contact: Mary Jo Strobel, Executive Director, (713) 493-7749, mjstrobel@apfed.org   Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR) Receives Renewed Federal Funding APFED to continue participation in multi-center collaboration (Atlanta, GA)— The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED), a non-profit advocacy … Continue reading Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR) Receives Renewed Federal Funding

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot Headline Benefit Concert on November 10 for APFED

Billy Joel tribute band will perform in New York City to fund research for eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) (Atlanta, GA)— The second annual “Charit-EoE Concert for a Cure for Eosino…what???” is set for the Intercontinental New York Barclay in New York City on Friday, November 10, with doors opening at 7:30 PM.  Lance and Arlene Steinberg … Continue reading Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot Headline Benefit Concert on November 10 for APFED

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Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

What is Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis? Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA), formerly known as Churg-Strauss Syndrome, is a rare autoimmune disorder characterized by inflammation of blood vessels and the presence of high numbers of white blood cells known as eosinophils. Almost all patients with EGPA have asthma, which is often severe. The inflammation can restrict … Continue reading Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

Hypereosinophilic Syndromes

What are Hypereosinophilic Syndromes? Hypereosinophilic Syndromes (HES) are a group of rare disorders in which high numbers of eosinophils are found in the blood and tissue, for prolonged period of time (6 months or more) for which a cause cannot be found. While most people have blood eosinophil levels of less than 500/ml, those with … Continue reading Hypereosinophilic Syndromes

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