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2003 Research and Beyond Conference

VCR tape

The 2003 national Research and Beyond Conference (part of the TeamWalk Weekend) was held September 13 in Burlington, Massachusetts.

A VCR of the Conference is available.  The tape features two of the world's foremost researchers on motor neuron diseases:

  • Keynote speaker Robert H. Brown, Jr., M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, presented "Research and Beyond". Dr. Brown reviewed cutting edge research on motor neuron disorders.
  • John K. Fink, M.D., University of Michigan, SPF Medical Advisor, presented "HSP Gene Discoveries". He reviewed the current status and gave an update on mouse model development.

Other Conference programs featured on the tape are:

  • "Walking Straight: The Basics of Choosing and Using Adaptive Equipment" with JoAnn Moriarity-Baron, P.T.
  • SPF Presidential Message by Mark Weber, Esq.
  • Community Voices by SPF Board Member Carolyn Anderson
  • Unveiling of the newest Awareness Quilt panel, organized by SPF Board Member Linda Genter

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VCR tape, $13.00 plus $5.00 shipping/handling:   

To pay by check or credit card using a mail-in Form:

Conference Order Form

Your everyday online shopping can benefit research - no cost to you!

The SPF Shopping Mall is an affiliate site featuring stores that will send a portion of your order to our Research Fund at no cost to you. Shop for books, gifts, clothes, golf items, computer needs, prescription drugs, house wares, etc. at popular online stores you already frequent.

All you need to do is link to the stores from the SPF Shopping Mall site. Please bookmark the site and ask all your friends and relatives to do the same! Thanks.

Cookin' for a Cure Cookbook!

The SPF Cookin' for a Cure cookbook is a fabulous collection of nearly 500 recipes submitted by our patient community and friends. The price is $12 per book and all proceeds support our SPF Research Fund. Please print out the Recipe Corrections Page to accompany the cookbook.



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Cookbook Order Form

TeamWalk T-shirt!

TeamWalk t-shirtThe SPF TeamWalk T-shirt is a fabulous memento of the 2003 TeamWalk For Our Cures Weekend.  Limited supplies are left!  The price is $10 per shirt and all proceeds support our SPF Research Fund. (click photo to see larger view)

You can order online with your credit card through PayPal, or, use the Printable Order Form Link below to mail in your check.

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