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Our Mission

GeneSpark.org is an international non-profit foundation focused on the advancement of drug treatments for reversible Intellectual Disability (ID) disorders, specifically those arising from a gene deletion or mutation. Our initial focus is on Kleefstra syndrome (KS) and related ID disorders that have a potentially synergistic approach to drug development. Learn more

Fundraising Progress

Over $1,000,000 Raised To Date

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Highlighted News

  • October 7-15, 2017: Second Annual Kleefstra Syndrome Global “Walk & Roll”

    This October, GeneSpark is hosting its second annual global Walk & Roll. Anyone in the world can participate and plan a walk in their own community to raise awareness about Kleefstra Syndrome. Set-up your personal fundraising page today by selecting your country.
  • September 20, 2017: Drug Repurposing: How a Drug Approved for One Disease can be Effectively Used to Treat Another – Webinar (Global)

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  • August 8, 2017: Drug “hit” Identified in KS Screening Using iPSC – Webinar (Global)

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  • June 25, 2016 (Conference): Kleefstra Syndrome 2016

    U.S. Conference in Boston, MA (View Recordings or Download PDF Slides from our Events page)

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