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Ralph Colasanti Elected National President of CAF

Ralph Colasanti

April 23, 2022 – History was made today at the annual board meeting of the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation (CAF) when Ralph Colasanti was elected the first person with thalassemia to serve as National President of the Foundation’s board of directors. The Foundation, which was started in 1954, is the primary voice for those with thalassemia, […]

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CAF Accepting Applications for 2022 Medical Research Grants & Fellowships

November 3, 2021 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is accepting applications for medical research grants and fellowships in areas related to thalassemia. The awards are in three categories: Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia Research Fellowships Clinical Trials in Thalassemia Cell and Gene Therapy Details are as follows: Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in […]

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CAF Volunteer National President Peter Chieco Earns National Recognition for Philanthropy

September 24, 2021– Peter Chieco, Managing Wealth Management Director of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in Greenwich, has been announced as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the 15th Annual Invest in Others Awards. Chieco is being honored for his work with Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, which will receive a $75,000 donation from […]

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Watch CAF’s Virtual Care Walk 2021 Here!

September 19, 2021 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation’s annual Care Walk is finally here, and we are so grateful seeing how many people across the country are Care Walking in honor of individuals with thalassemia. As you know, Care Walk is the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation’s largest annual fundraising event, bringing together the thalassemia community and […]

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