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Record 1 2017-01-11


Subject field(s)
  • National Bodies and Committees (Canadian)
  • Human Diseases - Various

The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research Canada was established in 2006 by parents of children with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). Today, FPWR Canada is composed of parents, family members, researchers and others from BC [British Columbia], Alberta, Ontario, PEI [Prince Edward Island] and across Canada, who are interested in addressing the many issues related to Prader-Willi Syndrome, including childhood obesity and autism spectrum disorders. The mission of FPWR Canada is to eliminate the challenges of Prader-Willi Syndrome through the advancement of research.


  • Organismes et comités nationaux canadiens
  • Maladies humaines diverses

La Fondation canadienne pour la recherche sur le syndrome de Prader-Willi (FPWR Canada) a été créée en 2006 par des parents d'enfants atteints du syndrome de Prader-Willi (SPW). La FPWR Canada regroupe maintenant des parents, des familles, des chercheurs et d'autres personnes intéressées qui proviennent de la Colombie-Britannique, de l'Alberta, de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard et de partout au Canada. Ces personnes souhaitent trouver des solutions aux nombreux problèmes liés au SPW, dont l'obésité infantile et la maladie du spectre autistique. La FPWR Canada a pour mission d'éliminer les défis que pose le syndrome de Prader-Willi, grâce à l'avancement de la recherche.


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