Congratulations to Antoine Salles (TONIO) who ran the Auckland Marathon on Sunday 3 November .
Antoine Salles at the finish line.
Tonio's Marathon time was 3 hours 42 minutes .
The LAM Trust and New Zealand women with LAM wish to thank Tonio for his generosity in running the full Marathon on behalf of those who cannot run and could only dream of running a Marathon.
Funds raised from LAM Trust supporters for Tonio's Marathon, reached the wonderful goal of $5,000. The Trust wishes thank everyone who donated and whose generosity has made it possible for the continuation of our LAM Science research programme at the University of Auckland.
It is still time donate to the New Zealand LAM trust to sponsor Antoine and show your support to the New Zealand LAM Trust.
There are two easy ways to donate to the NZ LAM Trust and sponsor Antoine:
Option 1: Donate via Paypal:
Option 2: Donate directly to the New Zealand LAM trust:
Visit our Donation Page to donate directly into to the New Zealand LAM Trust bank account.
October 2013 News:
The 2014 International LAM Science, Research and Patient Conference will take place in Chicago USA: March 28 - 30
All LAM researchers, patients and their families are invited from New Zealand to join more than 400 visiting patients, physicians, researchers and supporters from the USA, Canada Europe, South America, Australia and Asia in Chicago next year.
So Save the Dates and further details will be posted about the venue and the scientific and patient programmes.
DONATE ON LINE:
Thank you to those supporters who donated during September towards our research programme by using the online donation system on our website.
These funds will be used to support funding for a Summer Studentship at the University of Auckland.
Director: NZ LAM Trust|
09 376 4936
Secretary: New Zealand LAM Trust|
09 3786 605
General Practitioner Advice|
New Zealand LAM Trust
Dr Christine Forster
Freemans Bay Medical Centre
09 378 6653
Welcome to the New Zealand LAM Charitable Trust
Established in Auckland in 1999, the New Zealand LAM Trust is one of a number of patient and family organisations around the
world working alongside scientists, clinicians and researchers,
raising awareness about the disease Lymphangioleiomyomatosis and helping raise funds to
support research into its cause and ultimately its cure.
» OUR CHALLENGE
- To help to transform the vision of a future without LAM into a reality
- To intensify our efforts to raise funds for scientific research
- To educate general practitioners to recognise early symptoms of LAM
- To identify and provide support for every LAM patient in New Zealand.
» OUR OBJECTIVES
- To provide support for persons diagnosed with LAM and their families
- To become the source of information for persons affected with LAM
- To publish educational materials on LAM for all interested individuals
- To raise awareness of LAM, to improve early detection and diagnosis
- To maintain a database of persons throughout the country who have LAM
- To foster and fund research aimed at finding a cause of and cure for LAM and ultimately, preventative measures
- To sponsor conferences, workshops and scientific meetings related to LAM
- To raise money to support the goals.
With support for New Zealand women suffering from LAM and fundraising for research as the central focus, the New Zealand LAM Trust is committed to the above challenges.