Your Investment

The Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) is committed to fighting lymphatic diseases and lymphedema through education, research & advocacy. It is your investment in this partnership that supports our efforts to find treatments and cures, educated the world about these diseases and offer support to patients and their families. 

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Your Investment in LE&RN

Thanks to your support and partnership, we were able to accomplish the following together in 2015:

  • Invested over $261K in 6 research fellowships
  • Supported over 10 young researcher travel and poster award scholarships
  • Funded 9 lymphedema therapist scholarships
  • Initiated State Chapters and Walk events in NY, CA and TX
  • Expanded the Patient Registry and Biorepository
  • Published 4 issues of peer-reviewed journal Lymphatic Research & Biology
  • Sponsored Spokesperson, Academy Award Winner Kathy Bates, to speak at first NIH Symposium on Lymphatics
  • Sponsored 8 live-stream symposia
  • Published bimonthly newsletter

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