Month: August 2022

Research Progress Report by Bruno Gasnier, PhD, Paris University/CNRS)

CRF has provided over $1 million in research funding to Dr. Gasnier since 2007. In the fall of 2021, Dr. Gasnier was awarded a new grant to research the critical role of cystinosin during embryo development. This is the first progress report for this important project. A Critical Role for Cystinosin During Embryo Development.  Cystinosis …

Research Progress Report by Bruno Gasnier, PhD, Paris University/CNRS) Read More »

Research Progress Report by Stéphanie Cherqui, PhD, University of California, San Diego and Corinne Antignac, MD, PhD, Imagine Institute, Paris, France

CRF awarded a research grant in 2017 to Stéphanie Cherqui, PhD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, at the University of California, San Diego, and Corinne Antignac, MD, PhD, Professor, Laboratory of Hereditary Kidney Diseases, at Imagine Institute, in Paris. The study was designed to gather intra-dermal images of the skin from patients with cystinosis through confocal …

Research Progress Report by Stéphanie Cherqui, PhD, University of California, San Diego and Corinne Antignac, MD, PhD, Imagine Institute, Paris, France Read More »

Tyler Joynt – 4th Patient in the Stem Cell and Gene Therapy Trial on November 15, 2021

By Tyler Joynt, San Diego, California As a kid, I really only knew three things about cystinosis. Doctors, sickness, and the San Diego Zoo. From an early age I remember throwing up often, going to the ER regularly, and seeing doctors frequently. I was lucky enough to be diagnosed before I was two years old, …

Tyler Joynt – 4th Patient in the Stem Cell and Gene Therapy Trial on November 15, 2021 Read More »