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Oct 21, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Couple Extends Multi-Million Dollar Commitment to Screen Every Newborn Baby For "Bubble Boy" Disease

Frustrated with the slow pace of implementation of Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID), Vicki and Fred Modell renewed a...

Sep 16, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Jeffrey Modell Foundation Awards $1 Million for Translational Research

 Today, over $1 million dollars were awarded for translational research by the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF), a global non-profit...

Apr 22, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Jeffrey Modell Foundation to Host Events for World PI Week in 50 Countries

From April 22nd to April 29th, the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) and 75 locations across 50 countries, will join together to celebrate the annual...

Dec 16, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Why Newborn Screening has Economic Benefits

The newborn screening test for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID) using the TREC Assay, is 100 percent sensitive and not a single newborn...

Dec 04, 2013, 09:00 ET
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"He's a Kid" is not a Diagnosis, Could it be Primary Immunodeficiency?

Does your pediatrician or family practitioner tell you that your son or daughter "is a kid and all kids get sick"? It may not be a...

Nov 18, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Global Polio Study Begins

An unprecedented surveillance study launches today to contribute to global polio eradication efforts.  Recent outbreaks of Polio in Israel,...

Nov 14, 2013, 09:00 ET
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"Berlin Declaration" Mandates Newborn Screening Globally

 212 world renowned experts in Primary Immunodeficiency from 78 countries signed a "Berlin Declaration" calling for global implementation of...

Jul 18, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Jeffrey Modell Foundation Hosts First Global Summit in Berlin

200 of the world's leading expert Immunologists from 78 countries, spanning 6 continents, convened in Berlin today for an historic scientific...

Apr 29, 2013, 09:00 ET

Latest Victims of Sequestration are Newborns! JMF Fights for SCID Babies

 Who would have ever thought that sequestration and budget battles would determine whether a precious newborn baby would survive? How...

Apr 22, 2013, 09:00 ET

Jeffrey Modell Foundation joins with 32 countries to launch World Primary Immunodeficiency Week

The Jeffrey Modell Foundation, in collaboration with physician experts and patient groups from 32 countries, launched World Primary...

Nov 28, 2012, 09:00 ET

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Jeffrey Modell Foundation Announce Collaboration to Eradicate Polio Worldwide

 The Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF), a global non-profit organization dedicated to early diagnosis, proper treatment, and public awareness of...

Jun 26, 2012, 09:00 ET

Jeffrey Modell Foundation Hosts Historic Middle East Summit

  Today, 60 of the world's leading expert Immunologists from 18 countries in the Middle East convened for an historic three day Scientific...

May 07, 2012, 09:00 ET

Jeffrey Modell Foundation Plans Historic Middle East Meeting

 Physicians from 17 Middle East countries will convene next month for the first Middle East Workshop on Primary Immunodeficiencies (PI). The...

Apr 23, 2012, 09:00 ET

Jeffrey Modell Foundation Joins with 20 Countries to Launch World Primary Immunodeficiency Week

NEW YORK, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 25 years ago, Vicki and Fred Modell established the Jeffrey Modell Foundation, in memory of their son...

Mar 07, 2012, 09:00 ET

Foundation Challenges African Physicians from 17 Countries to Implement Regional "Call to Action"

  25 years ago, Vicki and Fred Modell established the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) in memory of their son Jeffrey, who lost his battle...

Mar 07, 2012, 09:00 ET

La JMF demande aux médecins africains issus de 17 pays de se mobiliser et de répondre à l'« Appel à l'action » pour leur continent

Vicki et Fred Modell ont fondé la Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) il y a 25 ans en mémoire de leur fils Jeffrey décédé...

Feb 01, 2012, 10:00 ET

Couple Makes Multi-Million Dollar Commitment to Screen Every Newborn Baby for "Bubble Boy" Disease

Frustrated with the slow pace of implementation of newborn screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID), Vicki and Fred Modell decided to...

Oct 18, 2011, 09:24 ET

Angel Flight Northeast Partners with Jeffrey Modell Foundation

Angel Flight Northeast (AFNE) announced today it is partnering with the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF), a global nonprofit organization dedicated...

Oct 17, 2011, 17:19 ET

Mudanças positivas para pacientes com imunodeficiência primária na América Latina

Até hoje, crianças e adultos da América Latina, que sofrem de distúrbios genéticos que afetam seriamente seus sistemas...

Oct 17, 2011, 17:15 ET

Cambios positivos para pacientes de inmunodeficiencia primaria en América Latina

Hasta hoy niños y adultos en América Latina que padecen de un trastorno genético que afecta severamente su sistema inmunológico...