News from jeffrey modell foundation A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle.

Latest

Jun 19, 2018, 10:30 ET Jeffrey Modell Foundation Awards $3.7 Million For Global Primary Immunodeficiency Research

To date, $3.7 million has been awarded by the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) for research into genetic immunodeficiency diseases known as Primary...


Jun 05, 2018, 10:30 ET New SPIRIT® Software Will Save $42 Billion in Healthcare Costs with Early Detection of Primary Immunodeficiency

The Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) is set to launch an updated version of their SPIRIT® Analyzer software which is capable of saving $42 billion in...


May 16, 2018, 10:30 ET Understanding the immune system offers remarkable opportunities for conquering diseases

For more than 30 years the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) has focused its efforts on the immune system because it holds the key to conquering many...


May 02, 2018, 10:30 ET Jeffrey Modell Centers Network Sustains Vast Global Expansion

In light of the need for greater physician education and public awareness for Primary Immunodeficiency (PI), the Jeffrey Modell Research & Diagnostic ...


Apr 17, 2018, 10:30 ET Jeffrey Modell Foundation Celebrates Awareness Week by Highlighting Wishes & Dreams

In celebration of World Primary Immunodeficiency Week (WPIW), the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) has created a new virtual awareness initiative by...


Aug 23, 2017, 10:30 ET Jeffrey Modell Centers Network Continues To Reach New Heights with Vast Global Expansion

There is an overwhelming and fundamental need for greater physician education and public awareness for Primary Immunodeficiency. In response, the...


May 03, 2017, 09:00 ET Virtual Balloon Launch Goes Viral Reaching 9 Million People

"If releasing one balloon can help save a life, imagine what one million can do." That was a question posed by Vicki Modell, Co-Founder of the...


Apr 21, 2017, 09:00 ET One Balloon, One Life Saved… Raising Awareness for Primary Immunodeficiency

The Jeffrey Modell Foundation, a global non-profit, is hosting a Virtual Balloon Launch, a short animated film, on their social media platforms in...


May 16, 2016, 09:15 ET Jeffrey Modell Foundation Fulfills Commitment to Screen Every Newborn Baby For "Bubble Boy" Disease

After over a decade of advocating for implementation of Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID), the Jeffrey Modell Foundation ...


Jan 12, 2016, 10:30 ET Jeffrey Modell Foundation Launches New PSA Campaign Creating Greater Awareness of Primary Immunodeficiency

The Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) today launched an expansion of their very successful "When I Grow Up" Public Service Advertising Campaign. To...


Nov 18, 2014, 10:30 ET Jeffrey Modell Foundation Launches First CHILDREN!® Project

CHILDREN!®, the Child Health Initiative to Lessen Disease through Research and Education Now!, is being launched today by the Jeffrey Modell...


Nov 10, 2014, 10:30 ET Study Reveals $40 Billion in Potential Savings in Healthcare Costs

The Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) is launching software capable of saving up to $40 billion in unnecessary healthcare costs. After conducting a...


Oct 21, 2014, 10:30 ET 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 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 organization...


Apr 22, 2014, 12:00 ET 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 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 with...


Dec 04, 2013, 09:00 ET "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 complete medical...


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

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


Nov 14, 2013, 09:00 ET "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 newborn...


Jul 18, 2013, 09:00 ET 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 summit...


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 is it possible...


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 Immunodeficiency...


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 genetic ...


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 Summit on...


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 three day ...