National Scleroderma Foundation

Our Mission The National Scleroderma Foundation’s mission is to advance medical research, promote disease awareness, and provide support and education to people with scleroderma, their families and support networks. Our vision is to be a relentless force in finding a cure and improving the lives of people affected by scleroderma.
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Where to Start

More than 300,000 Americans live with some type of scleroderma. Today, the face of scleroderma includes people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds. Scleroderma can affect young parents, children, grandparents, and teenagers. Thanks to the passion and dedication of countless volunteers, scientists, and supporters, we’re advancing our mission faster than ever.

Research Initiatives

The Foundation’s peer-reviewed research grant program is a leader in scleroderma research. Learn more about how this program accelerates the search for better treatments, and ultimately, a cure.