Peter Pless

Board Member | MD

Father of Julia
Peter Pless is board certified in Internal Medicine and Dermatology, has a private practice in dermatology and is active on the medical staff at the Meadville Medical Center in Meadville, Penn. He is a clinical instructor at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Penn. and a lecturer for the Nurse Practitioner Program at Edinboro University.

As a parent of two daughters, one a young adult with Fanconi anemia, his interest on the board is to help advance the goals of the founders. Notably, this entails increasing understanding of FA so that treatment and preventable strategies can improve the quality of life for those who have this disease. His goal is to direct funding, with the help of scientists, to support research studies.

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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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