Give to the 2015 Annual Fund: Chairs, Jim and Amy Yard
The Annual Fund has become a critical funding source for the National MPS Society. It funds our Family Support programs, legislative advocacy work, and operations of the Society. This year …
National Walk/Run in California
Attention California: A national walk/run is heading your way! The Society is hitting the road and hosting an event in your area.
29th Annual Family Conference
Thank you to the attendees, presenters, volunteers, and sponsors of the National MPS Society 29th Annual Family Conference and Run the Night 5K in Salt Lake City, Utah.
2015 Research Grants Awarded
The National MPS Society has allocated $429,500 in grant funding for 2015!
National MPS Society Hires New Executive Director!
We’re proud to announce that Mark Dant will take over as Executive Director after Barbara Wedehase retires.
Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) and related diseases are genetic lysosomal storage diseases (LSD) caused by the body's inability to produce specific enzymes. Normally, the body uses enzymes to break down and recycle materials in cells. In individuals with MPS and related diseases, the missing or insufficient enzyme prevents the proper recycling process, resulting in the storage of materials in virtually every cell of the body.