Jack Timperley


Jack is 20 and lives in Park Ridge, Illinois, where he is a student of philosophy and business administration at Northeastern Illinois University. Jack has also spoken at several fundraisers all over the country, telling his story and expressing to supporters just how crucial their role is to advancing research. In 2019, he received the Amy Winn and Christopher T. Byrd Award for Adults with FA, for his work as an advocate, speaker, and student determined to make a difference. After he graduates, Jack hopes to pursue a PhD in a philosophy-related discipline and eventually start his own research and technology company.

The Latest

News & Events

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).

Read More >

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.

Read More >
DNA strands

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.

Read More >