Cameron Lawrence will race to raise awareness for the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST) at Circuit of the Americas

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NASCAR Driver Races to Raise Awareness for FASTCameron Lawrence will race to raise awareness for the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST) at Circuit of the Americas Downers Grove, Ill. (May 10, 2021) — FAST, the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics, announces a campaign with professional racecar driver Cameron Lawrence to raise awareness for Angelman […]

Introducing FAST Tracking Research with Na’ama and Kai

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FAST, the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics, is pleased to introduce an educational video series, FAST Tracking Research, with Na’ama and Kai. This series will be led by two siblings living with loved ones with Angelman syndrome, Na’ama Uzan and Kai Weisse. FAST Tracking Research is designed to help educate individuals on the science behind […]

FAST and ASF Unite for Legislative Working Group

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FAST and ASF partner to advance the awareness and treatment of Angelman syndrome through legislative advocacy Downers Grove, Ill./Aurora, Ill. (April 16, 2021) — FAST, the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics, and ASF, the Angelman Syndrome Foundation, announce a collaboration for a legislative working group focused on furthering the awareness and treatment of Angelman syndrome […]

Meet the Board: Nora Xu

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FAST, the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics, is pleased to welcome Nora Xu as its newest board member. Nora’s daughter, Arbor, was diagnosed with Angelman syndrome just over a year ago. Since Arbor’s diagnosis, Nora has become active in the Angelman community. Nora says, “I was fortunate to find the Angelman community and I was […]

Meet the Board: Ryan Jacob

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FAST, the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics, is pleased to welcome Ryan Jacob as its newest board member. Ryan is the chief executive officer for CAE, a global software- and information-driven trading firm addressing the semiconductor market. Additionally, Ryan is a chairman of Jacob Family Holdings and serves as a director for numerous private companies. […]

FAST Welcomes New Members to the Advisory Team

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The FAST Advisory Council provides additional support to the mission through scientific writing, participation in endpoint development and many additional areas of translational research Downers Grove, Ill. (March 24, 2021) — FAST, the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics, announces new members to the FAST Advisory Council. The FAST Advisory Council (FAC) is a collaborative group […]

FAST LatAm Part 2: Bienvenido FAST Chile

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Recently we welcomed FAST Latin America (LatAm) to the FAST Global community, highlighting FAST Argentina and FAST Colombia. To read more about these two countries leading the way in LatAm, visit FAST LatAm Part 1: Argentina and Colombia. This month we have the pleasure of welcoming FAST Chile to the FAST Global community! Despite being one […]

Meet John Schlueter

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In 2013 my amazing daughter, Grace, was born.  She was perfect in every way.  She had beautiful blue eyes, blonde hair, and a smile that would light up any room.  It was at 6 months that we realized this joyful little love wasn’t progressing as she should.  An extremely frustrating 12 months later, we finally […]

Foundation Update from the Board of Directors

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Important News for the FAST Community The FAST Board of Directors announces that John Schlueter has been named to serve as interim Chairperson of the Board, with Bryan Thompson and Kelly David serving as Co-Vice Chairs. This leadership change enables our former Board Chairperson and founding member, Paula Evans, to focus attention on her vital work […]

FAST update on the impact of Covid-19

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While the world as we know it has changed, abruptly and dramatically, we at FAST want you to know that we are here and we continue to move forward in our mission to cure Angelman syndrome.