About us

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The DPD Deficiency Foundation is a non-profit corporation founded in 2012 to provide support and awareness of the disease of DPD Deficiency.  

Our mission is to:

  • Promote and fund scientific research into therapies and eventual cures
  • Raise awareness in the public of the nature of the disease
  • Support families affected
  • Provide information to aid in early diagnosis
  • Promote the adoption of effective screening techniques
  • We are currently collaborating with leading pharmaceutical and screening technique experts to identify the most promising avenues for research.


We are a registered Pennsylvania Non-profit corporation and we are currently an approved Public Charity as per IRS tax code section 501 (C) (3)