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2022 Newsletters now available online!

October 7, 2022

Scan the pages of our printed 2022 newsletters (spring, summer and fall) as a pdf or Flipbook. Catch up on recent scientific news, progress, leadership changes and more.

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14th HHT International Scientific Conference

September 14, 2022

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we would like to invite you to join us in Estoril, Cascais, Portugal for the 14th HHT International Scientific Conference. We will host a Welcome Reception…

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Become a Tissue Donor

August 25, 2022

Duke University, through a separate BVMC project, is collecting vascular malformations (VMs) associated with HHT to search for somatic mutations, possibly occurring in different genes than the ones already identified. All HHT patients undergoing surgery to remove an AVM from any organ (i.e., liver, lung, brain, skin, etc.), are encouraged to consider donating  tissue. You do not need to have a brain AVM to participate in this study project.

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TDC Leaps for a Cure

August 23, 2022

TDC Leaps for a Cure – 2nd annual walk to cure HHT. The TDC dance community is coming together again on September 17, 2022 to support and fundraise for HHT research, a cause very personal to beloved studio owner, Maria Mahoney and her family. All students, families, friends and alumni are invited to participate in this important cause. Sign up, fundraise, and join TDC in spreading the word about HHT! 

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No-Cost Genetic Testing for HHT & Other Rare Diseases

August 21, 2022

The Rare Genomes Project is a patient-driven research project through the Broad Institute that performs full genome sequencing on families with suspected singe gene disorders who do not have a…

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UF Health named HHT Center of Excellence

June 28, 2022

Cure HHT is excited to announce that UF Health has been named the first HHT Center of Excellence in Florida and the 31st CoE in North America. Cure HHT recognizes…

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BBC News: Jersey woman calls for more awareness of rare condition

April 13, 2023

BBC Jersey (UK) Jersey woman calls for more awareness of rare condition – “A Jersey woman who has a rare genetic condition that affects her blood vessels is calling for greater awareness of the disorder…Chelsea Ford, 27, is the only diagnosed case in Jersey but it is believed to affect about one person in every 5,000. “The fact it goes so undiagnosed, there could be people who do have it and don’t know what is wrong,” she said.

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Donegal News: Letterkenny man shares story to mark Rare Disease Day

March 5, 2023

Donegal News (Ireland). Letterkenny man shares story to mark Rare Disease Day – “Letterkenny man Michael MacGinty, who suffers with a rare blood disease, has shared his story to mark Rare Disease Day. He highlighted the importance of having a conversation about rare diseases, which he says are not as rare as rare sounds.”

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WMAR Baltimore: Musician with rare disease overcomes health scare

May 20, 2022

March 9, 2022 | WMAR Baltimore | By Abby Isaacs. Musician with rare disease overcomes health scare – “A rare…

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Business Insider: 39-year-old mother of three in the UK, suffered from daily nosebleeds

March 22, 2022

March 9, 2022 | Business Insider | By Lauren Crosby.  After a lifetime of constant nosebleeds, a woman found…

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HHT on the TODAY Show: “Mommy I love you. My head hurts.”

November 9, 2021

Alexis was diagnosed with HHT at the age of 2 1/2 and underwent routine screenings at her local HHT…

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WFMZ-TV 69 News reports on HHT-HTC Openings

August 11, 2021

There’s nothing we relish more than seeing news coverage about HHT. We were so excited to have WFMZ-TV Channel…

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Meta: Accelerating Research on Rare Diseases

April 6, 2021

March 19, 2021 | Meta | By Jennifer L. Minnick “At a recent workshop about Meta, Executive Director of…

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Women in Science Day 2021 – International

February 12, 2021

“HHT Ireland reminds us that women and girls play a critical role in science and technology communities and that…

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