The Histiocytosis Association is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the unique needs of patients and families dealing with the effects of histiocytic disorders while leading the search for a cure. It is the only organization of its kind, connecting the patient and medical communities to:
- Grow and share knowledge of histiocytic disorders,
- Provide critical emotional and educational support to patients and families, and
- Identify and fund key research initiatives that will lead to a world free of histiocytic disorders.
They are dedicated to raising awareness about histiocytic disorders, providing educational and emotional support, and funding research leading to better treatments and a cure.
The Histiocytosis Association is among the world’s leading financial supporters of scientific research into histiocytic disorders. Each year, the Association conducts a comprehensive and rigorous grant review process and, with the guidance of experts, identifies the most important and promising research studies to receive funding. The Association is proud to have awarded 178 research grants to investigators around the world, totaling more than $6.8 million to aid in the pursuit of a cure. Through a formal funding agreement, the Association ensures that recipients of grant awards share research findings with the medical community by publishing their work in professional journals.