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Crohn's MAP Vaccine Heroes

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THE STORY:

I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease in March of 2014 at the age of 20. Spending two nights in the hospital while my white blood count was lowered using antibiotics. Despite this major obstacle in my life, I have chosen to be optimistic by studying electrical engineering at a local trade school. Never to allow myself in believing Crohn's was an incurable ailment. I am declaring I wish to participate in this history making adventure which will ultimately heal thousands if not millions of lives. I'm in.

Amy Hermon-Taylor wrote -

We are a group of Crohnies whose mission is to raise funds to enable the Crohn's MAP Vaccine developed by Prof. John Hermon-Taylor (King's College London) to commence human trials. This Vaccine is targeted against the bacteria thought to cause Crohn's disease: Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP). The vaccine is designed to treat Crohn's disease and has the potential to be a Crohn's cure! The project currently on-going at King's College London will provide a new simple accurate test for MAP in humans for use in the vaccine trial.

We are very grateful to Friends of Kings College London Association Inc for supporting this project.

Crohn's Disease is an aggressive form of inflammatory bowel disease affecting 1.2 million people in the USA. Numbers are increasing, especially in children. Symptoms include chronic abdominal pain, bloody diarrhoea and weight loss. Up to 80% of sufferers will need surgery at some point in their lifetime. There is currently no cure.

We want to help change that. If you are a Crohnie who wants to make a difference then join us -YOUR VACCINE NEEDS YOU!

Visit crohnsmapvaccine.com for more info.

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$275

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  • Joel Hovell

    $50

  • Joel Hovell

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3% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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The Team: $25,869 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Amy Hermon-Taylor

Amount Raised

$4,857

 

7% Raised of $65,000 Goal

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Rachel Diebner

Amount Raised

$3,886

 

97% Raised of $4,000 Goal

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Annabelle Hall

Amount Raised

$2,750

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Melinda Johnson

Amount Raised

$2,720

 

91% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Annie Childs

Amount Raised

$2,475

 

50% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Kimberly Davis Ward

Amount Raised

$2,264

 

45% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Valerie Joly

Amount Raised

$1,728

 

35% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Amber Martin

Amount Raised

$950

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Joel Hovell

Joel Hovell

DONATION: $175

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Joel Hovell

Joel Hovell

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Joel Hovell

Joel Hovell

DONATION: $50

2 years ago