The International Scleroderma Network extends our thanks to Tara Brown and Michael Wozniak for their Microsoft Giving matching donation. Their comprehensive donation helps us provide a powerhouse of vital information and support services and top notch international peer-reviewed research. Posted 06-02-06. (Also see ISN Donors)
Shelley Ensz, Founder and President of the International Scleroderma Network and Co-Editor of the Voices of Scleroderma Book Series , will be doing a book signing on Monday, June 5, 2006 at the Panera Bread restaurant in Yorktown Mall, Edina, Minnesota. ISN books will be available for purchase. Each volume features articles by world experts in scleroderma, as well as over 100 helpful and engaging patient and caregiver stories to provide guidance and support for coping with all types of scleroderma (localized and systemic). 05-30-06.
The nonprofit International Scleroderma Network has been nominated for The Tech Museum Awards for Technology Benefiting Humanity, in the Health category. The Awards is an annual program that honors individuals and organizations that are creatively applying technology to benefit humanity. At the Awards Gala each fall, five Laureates in each category are honored, and $250,000 in cash prizes are awarded. Posted 05-30-06.
Colombiana Support Group Tenemos programada nuestra proxima reunion para el dia Viernes 26 de Mayo, en la Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Sede Bogota. Avenida Carrera 30 Nº 45-03. Dirigida por la Dra Paola Coral Alvarado, Internista Reumatologia. Posted 05-12-06.
Marsha Friedman of Event Management Services generously donated publicity services for the ISN's Voices of Scleroderma Volume 3 book, by sending out over 10,000 press releases to book reviewers in May 2006! Posted 05-11-06. (Also see Gifts in Kind Donors)
(Español/Spanish) Asociación Colombiana de Esclerodermia Tenemos programada nuestra proxima reunion para el dia Viernes 27 de Mayo, en la Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Sede Bogota. Avenida Carrera 30 Nº 45-03. Telefono 057-16270366. Dirigida por Paola Coral Alvarado, Internista Reumatologia. Posted 05-11-06.
Shelley Ensz, Founder and President of the International Scleroderma Network and Co-Editor of the Voices of Scleroderma Book Series, did a book signing at Panera Bread in Knollwood Mall, St. Louis Park, Minnesota on Tuesday, May 9, 2006. She reports, "It was an exciting event, and a wonderful chance to meet patients, doctors, and members of the general public who are thrilled with the ISN and our books. I really look forward to the rest of our book signings at Panera!" The next one will be June 5, 2006 (Monday) at the Panera Bread in Yorktown Mall, Edina, Minnesota. ISN books will be available for purchase. 05-10-06.
Autoimmune Diseases: Diabetes. Topics of this new 11-page section include symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatments, research, personal stories and media stories about diabetes, by Janey Willis, ISN Guide to Diabetes. Posted 05-01-06.
Tony Varghese: ISN Board of Directors and ISN Project Manager. I am a software professional working for a multinational corporation headquartered in India. Currently I am doing projects for a financial firm in Minneapolis. I strongly believe in the power, reach and influence of technology and its ability to be a potent tool in making a difference to a cause. The sclero.org web site is a testimonial to this. Posted 05-01-06.
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