21st Century Cures Legislation Signed by President Obama
On December 7, the Senate followed the House of Representative's lead and signed the 21st Century Cures bill which is focused on developing treatments and cures for rare diseases; President Obama signed it on December 13.Read more
Approval of 3 New Sites!
The participation of individuals living with FOP in clinical studies and trials is key to FOP drug development efforts.Read more
Phase 2 Trial Webinar
We hope you’ll join us Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, 11 am to noon Eastern Time, for an important webinar presented by Clementia on the top-line results from the phase 2 trial of palovarotene for treatment of patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.Read more
Please read Clementia's Clinical Program Announcement: Opportunity for New Adult and Older Adolescent Subjects to Enroll in Palovarotene Study. Click here.
The International FOP Association is pleased to share the following news from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Regeneron is pleased to inform you that anti-Activin A antibody, REGN2477, is now in a clinical trial.Read more
Thank you for your commitment!
Still active in the FOP community, Dr. Pignolo has a accepted a new position.Read more
Enrollment information and FAQs
The IFOPA is pleased to share the announcement and new FAQs from Clementia Pharmaceuticals regarding the palovarotene clinical trial.Read more
The IFOPA is pleased to share the press release and editorial from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania about their Animal Study Findings on FOP Flare-Ups and Low Oxygen.Read more
The IFOPA is pleased to share these announcements from the Perelman School of Medicine/University of Pennsylvania Health System and Clementia Pharmaceuticals sharing results of a study conducted by researchers at Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) on the effects of palovarotene in an animal model of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP).Read more