Giving Tuesday

Funds donated through this special campaign helped us reach our goal of $25,000 to contribute to the salary of a dedicated LAM research scientist

100 women on LAM Australia database

In December 2014 a 41-year-old South Australian became the hundredth woman to be listed on the LAM Australia database. Her diagnosis came as a shock to her and to her close friends….who had ever heard of lymphangioleiomyomatosis?! We added another woman each month to a total of 105 in May 2015.  However, as has been said elsewhere, there are likely to be more who have yet to be diagnosed, or who have not yet contacted LAM Australia.


Moving from Cincinnati, home of the American LAM Foundation, to Chicago, a major US hub, attracted a record number of participants to this year’s LAMposium.  Dr Brian Oliver and Dr Nessa Banville of the Woolcock Institute, a centre for world LAM research, reported on the international conference.  Click here Continue reading…