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The Benjamin Harry Peikin Foundation is providing funding for a comprehensive, collaborative research project between Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. We aim to understand the root cause of Juvenile Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis and our goal is to find a cure through development of an active vaccine targeting the disease's immunology. An active vaccine for Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis may lead to a cure for other conditions including prevelent forms of cervical cancer.

Children screened and their tissue sent and processed for the JRRP Research Study


Surgeries including bronchoscopies airway reconstruction and other surgeries*

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Children identified with complex medical needs who's care was then organized in a multi-disciplinary fashion to ensure safety. 


Children screened for airway surgery*