Upcoming Events

Click here for our Calendar of Events.

From our monthly in-person Support Group to our annual Family Conference and Strides for CJD event, you'll find everything you need here for CJD and prion disease education, advocacy, fundraising and support!

If you are hosting a Family Fundraiser to help the CJD Foundation fund education, research and family support programs, send your event info to us at help@cjdfoundation.org. We'll post it here and in our new e-newsletter!

If you want to start your own fundraising page, click here.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 8:00pm

You're invited to join this telephone support group for families affected by Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker Disease, including caregivers, family members, and those who are mutation positive or at risk. The call begins at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific.
To register, email help@CJDFoundation.org.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 7:00pm

Join us for this teleconference support group with Dr. Brian Appleby, Medical Director, CJD Foundation, and Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

This group is open to all families affected by prion disease and is designed to provide support, education and the opportunity for open dialogue in a secure forum.

To register and receive dial-in instructions and a participant code, email help@cjdfoundation.org or call 1-800-659-1991.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 6:00pm

This group meets one Monday each month in Manhattan.
Watch this website for info on 2019 dates!

Advance registration is required; email Help@cjdfoundation.org.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 8:00pm

You're invited to join this telephone support group for families affected by Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker Disease, including caregivers, family members, and those who are mutation positive or at risk. The call begins at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific.
To register, email help@CJDFoundation.org.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:00am

Today is Rare Disease Day!

Those of us affected by CJD remember and miss our loved ones every day. But today, Rare Disease Day, reminds us to join with others around the world to honor the memory of our loved ones, and to advocate for global awareness and education. 

Please share this message with your friends and families. You have the knowledge to educate others. Together we can raise awareness of prion disease and make a difference!

FIVE ways to commemorate Rare Disease Day:

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 9:00am

Please join us for the 2019 CJD Foundation Family Conference, July 12 to 14 (Advocacy Day, July 15), in Washington, D.C.

To learn more about the CJD Foundation Family Conference, visit https://cjdfoundation.org/cjdf-family-conference-0.

To view presentations by our Research Grant Recipients at previous years' Family Conferences, visit https://cjdfoundation.org/grant-recipients.

For more information about this annual event and how you can become a Conference Sponsor, call 1-800-659-1991 or email us at help@cjdfoundation.org.