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United Leukodystrophy Foundation 2018-08-28T09:39:40+00:00

United Leukodystrophy Foundation

The leukodystrophies make up a group of rare genetic disorders that affect the central nervous system by disrupting the growth or maintenance of the myelin sheath, which insulates nerve cells. These disorders are progressive, meaning that they tend to worsen throughout the life of the patient.

The United Leukodystrophy Foundation (ULF), incorporated in 1982, is a nonprofit, voluntary health organization dedicated to providing patients and their families with information about their disease and assistance in identifying sources of medical care, social services, and genetic counseling; establishing a communication network among families; increasing public awareness and acting as an information source for health care providers; and promoting and supporting research into causes, treatments, and prevention of the leukodystrophies.

For more information, visit the ULF website.


Email: bobrauner@ulf.org
Telephone: (800) 728-5483 | (815) 748-3211
Address: 224 North Second Street, Suite 2, DeKalb, IL 60115