Author Archives: Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN)

About Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN)

The Lymphatic Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization whose mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research, and advocacy. We seek to accelerate the prevention, treatment, and cure of the disease while bringing patients and medical professionals together to address the unmet needs surrounding lymphatic disorders.

LRF Week in Review: September 27, 2013

Lymphedema: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? LRF is grateful to Stanley G. Rockson, M.D. for presenting Lymphedema: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? via Livestream this past Wednesday. We also thank Dr. Rockson’s … Continue reading

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LRF Week in Review: September 20, 2013

NIH Awards $2 Million Grant for Lymphedema Research We received wonderful news this week that the NIH had awarded an extraordinary $2 million for the study of lymphedema. We were especially pleased when we learned that the head researcher, J. … Continue reading

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LRF Week in Review: September 13, 2013

The Walk! Some of us are still recovering from completing the 5K — others are still thinking about all the excitement generated from this wonderful annual event. We came in at over 90% of our fundraising goal and teams around … Continue reading

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Senator Gillibrand Sends Greetings To LRF Walkers

The Lymphatic Research Foundation was pleased to receive a letter from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s office acknowledging the dedication and commitment of LRF’s Walkers just before Walk Day. LRF Executive Director William Repicci read the acknowledgement to everyone assembled at the … Continue reading

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LRF Outreach Director Appointed To APVA Board

The Lymphatic Research Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Outreach Director Colleen McGuire to the board of the Association of Professional Volunteer Administrators (APVA). This Long Island-based organization seeks to promote professionalism and strengthen leadership in the field … Continue reading

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LRF Issues Press Release for Walk 2013

Earlier today, the Lymphatic Research Foundation issued this press release announcing the upcoming Walk for Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases. We hope to see some press coverage of the event, especially in the Long Island and New York-area newspapers. If you … Continue reading

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Lipedema Patient Raises Awareness

Lymphatic Research Foundation Executive Director Bill Repicci met with Catherine Seo, a professor and documentary film-maker, last week to be interviewed on the progress being made in lymphatic research and in building awareness for lymphatic diseases. Catherine was diagnosed with … Continue reading

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