Wiping chronic disease off the face of the planet.
Chronic disease costs too much.
For the patient.
For their families.
For their community.
What has gone wrong?
‘Autoimmune’ is a name frequently given to diseases characterized by the presence of Th1 inflammation. Patients are still often told there is no known cure, while they are given palliative medications intended to reduce symptoms, without changing the outcome of the disease.
What can be done?
Scientists have now identified a common intra-phagocytic bacterial pathogenesis (cause) for much chronic disease, including those thought to be ‘autoimmune’, and other idiopathic (unknown-cause) conditions such as Fibromyalgia (FM), Sarcoidosis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), and Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS).
What is the cost of inaction?
There is no way to measure the cost to families who are suffering the ravages of chronic disease. At the core of our logo is a molecule depicting the hope that 21st Century science brings to the elderly, confined to wheelchairs, slowly becoming totally dependent upon their children. Their children, concerned about the future of the entire family, look to the science to find a cure before the pain, suffering, and cost become unbearable.
What are we doing about it?
The Autoimmunity Research Foundation is working with physicians around the world to implement effective therapies based on the new discoveries. The FDA has already granted orphan product designations for two of our eight applications – in the deadly disease Sarcoidosis, and the Foundation continues to work with the FDA to make effective therapies available in a wide range of diagnoses, including Sarcoidosis, Progressive MS, ALS, PTLDS, CFS/ME, and Fibromyalgia.