Genetic and Rare Disease Research Program
The John Paul II Medical Research Institute (JP2MRI) is a non-profit research institute whose mission is to advance research and education on stem research in a manner consistent with bioethics that recognizes the sanctity of human life from the moment of conception to natural death. JP2MRI is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity. The Institute strictly focuses on adult stem cell research and education. The Institute's goal is to focus on reducing the barriers of translate basic research into clinical research. JP2MRI mission is to coordinate research activities between the Institute, academia and industry and to find treatment solutions for patients with disorders that could potentially benefit from adult stem cells and umbilical cord blood. The Capital Campaign is the Institute's national fund raising campaign to support its mission. This video describes the Institute's contribution in helping parents in their search for a treatment for two of their children with Niemann Pick Type C.