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KBS Awards 2012 Grant to University of Texas

We are pleased to announce that the University of Texas at Houston has been awarded the KBS 2012 research grant.  This grant is for over $96,000, and is a two year study that will be headed by Dr. Shervin Assassi.  … Continue reading

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KBS 2011 Grant Stanford University Concludes

Letter from Dr. Lori Chung, Stanford University School of Medicine To the supporters of the Karen Brown Scleroderma Foundation:  We would like to express our extreme gratitude for your support of scleroderma research and the Scleroderma Center of Excellence at … Continue reading

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Result of KBS 2010 Pilot Research Grant ~ Northwestern

The final report for KBS grant awarded to John Varga, MD at Northwestern University are in!  Northwestern was the recipient of KBS’ 2010 Pilot Research Grant which was two-fold: to develop a novel mouse model of scleroderma lung disease, and … Continue reading

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KBS Awards Grant to Stanford Scleroderma Center

Dr. Lori Chung has a mission and it is personal.   Her commitment to scleroderma was prompted by her sister’s diagnosis. “I am devoted to providing superb care to patients with scleroderma & I am absolutely committed to further developing the … Continue reading

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12th Annual Gingerbread Workshops

12th Annual Gingerbread House Workshops ~ Mark Your Calendar! Announcing the dates for the 12th annual Gingerbread House Workshops benefiting the Karen Brown Scleroderma Foundation. Each participant is provided with a gingerbread house ready for decorating. There are candies and … Continue reading

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KBS Earthquake Kits Now Available For a Limited Time

A perfect way to support a worthy non-profit organization while preparing for one of Californiaʼs potential natural disasters – Give them to people you love! KBS’s Earthquake Kits were developed using guidelines of the International Red Cross, the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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KBS Awards Pilot Research Grant

Internationally recognized scleroderma expert Dr. John Varga has been awarded the Karen Brown Scleroderma Foundation’s (KBS) Pilot Research Grant for 2010.

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KBS Website Gets A Face Lift!

Welcome to our new website! It is the centerpiece of our strategy of taking our grass roots organization to the next level.

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KBS Designated as Recipient of Proceeds From Annual Golf Tournament

KBS is proud to have been the beneficiary of funds raised at the 12th annual 7-Eleven Franchise Owners Association David Mitchell Memorial Golf Tournament on April 21, 2010.

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Melody’s 10th Annual Gingerbread Workshops

Melody’s 10th Annual Gingerbread Workshops were a success! Thank you to all who participated. We look forward to seeing you again at this year’s workshops this December. Check back for specific dates and to make your reservation.

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