ASF is pleased to offer the Paul Silver Tribute Award each year to young people in the Alport Syndrome community. Winners are chosen based on several criteria, including the quality of their essay and the purpose and potential impact of the award. ASF is delighted to...

In 1927, Dr. Cecil Alport published a paper in the British Medical Journal in which he discussed his study of several generations of a family with what earlier physicians had called “hereditary familial congenital haemorrhagic nephritis." So how did this condition come to be named after Dr. Alport?

Later this month, Tom Denham will face his toughest challenge, the aptly named Forbidden Peak, as he continues his commitment to support ASF by climbing toward a cure on his annual charity climb in honor of his daughter, Rachel. 

The Alport Family Meetings (AFM) provide a unique opportunity for members of our renal community to meet and mingle with other families affected by Alport Syndrome and simultaneously learn from the experts. Shannon and her husband attended our Los Angeles event (AFMLA) along with their son,
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