Aileen Carlos

Board Member | JD

Aileen is a lawyer based in Portland, Ore. She was introduced to Fanconi anemia while attending law school with Jon Frohnmayer and taking classes from Dave Frohnmayer. She has worked in the legal nonprofit and education sector, and continues to support nonprofits with her legal and dispute resolution experience. Aileen grew up in Pittsburgh, Penn., and continues to be an avid Pittsburgh sports fan despite her distance. She and her partner recently bought their first home, with a fenced in yard that their dog adores. Aileen enjoys hiking and photography, and volunteers for several nonprofits in her free time.

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Breaking Ground in Cancer Research: Introducing the Fanconi Cancer Foundation-AACR NextGen Grant

That's why we're thrilled to announce the launch of the Fanconi Cancer Foundation-AACR NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research, a flagship funding opportunity in partnership with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

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Introducing the Fanconi Cancer Foundation: A New Era in FA Research & Impact

In 1989, Lynn and David Frohnmayer founded the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (FARF), determined and desperate to find a cure for their three daughters diagnosed with Fanconi anemia (FA). Since then, their vision has grown into a vibrant community of FA families, researchers, clinicians, donors, fundraisers, staff, and volunteers, all dedicated to improving outcomes for people with FA.

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2024 Research Updates

Research is the answer to one day making FA a treatable, manageable disease. Here, you'll discover the most recent strides in FA research and activities funded by FCF. Every quarter, we'll bring you updates on newly funded grants, ongoing projects, and significant milestones.

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