Superficial Siderosis Advocate of the Year

Dear Superficial Siderosis Research Alliance members, We are thrilled to announce that Rhys Holmes has been named the Superficial Siderosis Advocate of the Year for his outstanding contributions to our organization and the rare disease community. As the Director of SSRA UK, Rhys has demonstrated unparalleled dedication to advancing our mission of raising awareness and funding for superficial siderosis research. […]

Educate The World

September is Superficial Siderosis Month Our annual awareness campaign is a powerful way to raise public interest in the SSRA’s mission and educate all our communities on the nature of superficial siderosis. By setting aside one month a year, we can attract a vast worldwide audience by shining a spotlight on the medical issues our SS family members face.  Our […]


Earlier this year, the Castleman Disease Collaborative Network reached out to the SSRA with a request to participate in a project meant to develop a well thought out plan rare disease organizations could implement to resolve the roadblocks patient organizations face in trying to gain approval for repurposing of drugs currently on the market for therapeutic use in unrelated conditions. […]

Games, Trains, and SS Awareness

Game Train USA Driving December SS Awareness Game Train USA believes by championing local nonprofits and the causes they support is how they can give back to the community in a very big way. We’re proud to announce the Rocky Mountain Superficial Siderosis Research Alliance has been chosen as their featured charity for the month of December. We would like […]

SSRA Announces EURORDIS Membership

The Superficial Siderosis Research Alliance is pleased to announce its membership application to EURORDIS, a federation of patient organizations and people active in rare diseases was recently accepted by the EURODIS Board of Directors. By becoming a member of EURORDIS, The SSRA reaffirms its commitment to provide research support to all superficial siderosis patients, no matter where they may currently reside. Due […]

The World of Digital Awareness

Sharing Our Rare Disorder Journey As part of our awareness campaign this September, our SS community members from around the world joined together to create a footprint in the world of digital awareness. This short video is available for viewing on several social media platforms and offers a unique window into the superficial siderosis patient rare disorder journey. When you […]

Round-Up For Research

Round Up For Research To spread awareness during September Superficial Siderosis month, Caffe’ Crema owners Tanya and Greg Beers have added a “ROUND-UP FOR RESEARCH” option to their online ordering app and in-store sales. Customers will be given an option of rounding up their purchase to the nearest whole dollar for donation to the SSRA. They also can bump their […]

Superficial Siderosis Awareness Month is Here

Superficial Siderosis Awareness Month is Here September has arrived, and the SSRA regional directors are working overtime on our Superficial Siderosis Awareness month campaign. As a result, the education articles are hitting inboxes, our social media feeds are humming, and our advocates are stepping up to spread the word about Superficial Siderosis. One look at the efforts of our Rocky […]

A Digital Face to Face on Capitol Hill

Rare Disease Legislative Advocacy In A Virtual World Every year representatives from rare disease organizations from across the country travel to Washington DC. We advocate for legislative issues of importance to the rare disease community by sharing with our legislators and Congressional staff how healthcare policies impact our rare journeys. This annual event also provides a unique opportunity to meet […]