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The Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) is committed to fighting lymphatic diseases through education, research & advocacy. We seek to accelerate the prevention, treatments and cures for lymphedema, lipedema, lymphatic anomalies, and the continuum of lymphatic diseases.

Thanks to your support and partnership, we were able to accomplish the following together:

  • Scholarships to the most promising young researchers
  • Lymphedema therapist scholarships for underserved areas
  • LE&RN State and International Chapters to connect our community
  • An International Patient Registry and Biorepository to spur research
  • Publishing six issues annually of peer-reviewed journal Lymphatic Research & Biology
  • Sponsoring Spokesperson, Academy Award-winner Kathy Bates, to speak to our cause
  • Sponsored monthly live-stream symposia by industry leaders
  • Publishing bimonthly newsletter to keep our community informed
  • Offering CME Physician Seminars in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lymphatic Diseases
  • Working with Government and NIH to increase research funding opportunities
  • Promoting World Lymphedema Day, established by LE&RN in 2015

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The Lymphatic Education & Research Network is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our Identification Number (EIN) is 58-2404527