Superficial Siderosis Research Alliance Completes $100,000 Research Pledge to Massachusetts General Hospital

Our Research Pledge The Superficial Siderosis Research Alliance (SSRA) proudly announces that we have fulfilled our $100,000 research pledge to the Superficial Siderosis Clinic and Research Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital, led by Dr. Michael Levy. This is a significant milestone for us, and we are thrilled to have been able to support such an important cause. Dr. Michael Levy […]

Quiet Before the Storm

Summer Update 2022 Unbelievably we’re about to begin the second half of 2022 already. If you had a chance to look through our 2021 Annual Report, you might be familiar with the SSRA plans for this year. So it seems the perfect time to let everyone know about our progress with a summer update on what’s happening behind the scenes. […]

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 […]

Biobanks Are Transforming Research

The Importance of Biobanks in Rare Disorders The design of the Superficial Siderosis Patient Registry intentionally includes the capability to reach every corner of the world. With our upgraded capacity to record patient submitted information, the time has come to increase our global enrollment outreach program. To begin the next step in our research evolution. Biomarkers are an essential part […]

Auction Happenings

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble I have to say I’m a little jealous. There are some people out there who are running away with some rock bottom deals. It’s hard to believe the auction is almost over, but the smart buyers always stake their claim early. So with only two bidding days left, I thought this would be an excellent […]

Why Superficial Siderosis Research Matters

Recently I’ve been working on a new funding application for a much larger superficial siderosis research project. While this exercise requires listing and rewriting the exact details I share repeatedly, I realized the most crucial question is, why does superficial siderosis research matter? What separates our rare condition from the 7,000 other rare diseases and disorders to make us special […]

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 […]

A Tough Decision

Deciding to Start a Charity is a Tough Decision I remember when we heard our daughter had Superficial Siderosis several years ago, we did not know what to do or think. She had no symptoms, she had been in a car accident about four years prior and we had scheduled an MRI because another doctor noticed her tongue had some […]