Register Now for the Golf Tournament Early Bird Prizes!

Friends of Patients at the NIH’s 10th Annual Golf Tournament at the
Argyle Country Club Thursday, May 17, 2018

Join us for a fun day on the links for a wonderful cause!
Play golf on a premier course while enjoying a hearty breakfast, cookout lunch, on-course refreshments, awards and VIP guest speakers!


Register by March 21st for the EARLY BIRD prizes —
you and each golfer you sign up will receive a free mulligan and raffle ticket.


Please CLICK HERE to register as sponsors and sign up players today.
Call Therese at (301) 402-0193 for questions.




Help Friends at NIH Support Patients, like Dixon.

Friends of Patient at the NIH provided support to 17-year-old Dixon and his family last year when he came to the NIH seeking a stem cell transplant for Sickle Cell Disease.

This year Dr. John Tisdale, his physician, who has pioneered this experimental treatment, says it is safe to say Dixon is cured! What great words for Dixon’s family to hear!

Initially, Dixon’s father, Leonard, took him and his older sister, Flavia, to India from their native country of Uganda. Both children had Sickle Cell Disease.

The family could only afford treatment for one child at a time, so Flavia told her little brother, “You go first.” Unfortunately, Flavia died waiting for medicine.

When Dixon’s father heard about this treatment in the United States, he resolved to do everything possible to save Dixon’s life. Hear Dixon’s story in his own words, meet his father and the physician/researcher, Dr. John Tisdale.

Please help us help provide emergency financial support to many more NIH patients in clinical trials, like Dixon.



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As 2017 nears its end, please remember Friends of Patients at the NIH is a 501c3 charitable organization. Your gift that means the world to patients and their families is tax deductible.

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