About  Us

  • Strategy

    Research

    • Fund projects worldwide that are identified as valuable by the Scientific Advisory Committee
    • Fund Fellowships worldwide at institutions that will spur research
    • To become well informed of the current issues facing WAS families
    • Work closely with organizations like USIDNetPIDTC and ESID to enroll patients and carriers, assist in collection of data for long term studies and help identify projects that are important to the families
  • Support:

    • Provide financial assistance for families in need
    • Support the Varun Bhaskaran Scholarship that provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students with WAS.
    • Provide support for families and patients through support groups
    • Provide one on one support
  • Education:  

    • Keep current and as accurate as possible the information on the website with support from the Scientific Advisory Committee
    • Work with organizations like IDF and JMF  to providing education to families and physicians
    • Education through the support groups
    • "Ask an Expert" feature through the support group
    • Hold WAS Family Conferences and increase presence in the IDF National Conferences

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