Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation AZ

Founded in 1994, the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation is a grassroots organization dedicated to funding medical research projects to find a treatment for Niemann-Pick Type C (NP-C) disease and related neurodegenerative disorders. As of January 2009, 25 medical research projects are being funded by the Foundation in the United States and throughout the world. Another 50 grants have been funded by the Parseghian Foundation in the past. Of the more than 400 rare disease organizations in America, the Parseghian Foundation is a leader in raising funds totaling $33 million in fourteen years.