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Born with thalassemia, Julia Tang has been cured through bone marrow transplantation. Not everyone can benefit from treatments like these – yet. But CAF is making sure that advances continue so that all patients will one day be cured.
The support of people like you makes these advances like these possible. Thank you!
Robert Mannino has been getting blood transfusions since he was six months old. But that hasn’t stopped him from pursuing his dream. Read about this Georgia Tech student (and thalassemia patient)’s use of research to find a better way.
Alyssa Altieri says, without a doubt, that her mom, Sandy is her best friend. Since Alyssa was diagnosed with thalassemia at just five months old, Sandy has been there for her every day.
The Turchi family has been through a lot together since little Gabriella was diagnosed with thalassemia, and the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation continues to play an almost-daily role in their lives.
The Cooley's Anemia Foundation is dedicated to serving people afflicted with various forms of thalassemia, most notably the major form of this genetic blood disease, Cooley's anemia/thalassemia major.
Our mission is advancing the treatment and cure for this fatal blood disease, enhancing the quality of life of patients and educating the medical profession, trait carriers and the public about Cooley's anemia/thalassemia major.
Registration is now open for CAF’s Care Walk 2017! You can register as an individual or team or can make a donation to anyone who is Care Walking this year! CAF’s Care Walk raises awareness of thalassemia and funs for our important programs. And it lets all those with thalassemia know that people are supporting them as […]read more
October 4, 2016 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is accepting applications for medical research grants and fellowships in areas related to thalassemia. The awards are in 3 categories: Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia; Clinical Trials in Thalassemia Cell and Gene Therapy; and Research Fellowships. Details are as follows: SUPPORT FOR ONGOING CLINICAL RESEARCH […]read more
September 14, 2016 – The Golf Outing and Poker Tournament held by the Milana Family Foundation on September 12 was a tremendous success. The event raised funds for two charities, CAF and Stop Abuse. The amount raised that is coming to CAF is an amazing $75,000. “I was honored to attend the outing and tournament […]read more