Hayden's Hope


FOP & Hayden in the News

January 7, 2014 - UCSF-Led Study Sheds Light on Muscle-to-Bone Transformation       

May 11, 2011 - Old Mill Student Gets Big Boost From Giant 

June 30, 2010 - Hayden meets his baseball hero Pablo Sandoval  Hayden's birthday present from his good freind and aupair, Flick, is to go to a Giants game and meet "The Panda".  Vern Glenn of KRON news does a great job of capturing this great day while at the same time spreading awareness of FOP.

May 2010 - The Nineteenth Annual Report of the FOP Collaborative Research Project

November 12, 2009 - Penn Study Provides First Clear Idea of How Rare Bone Disease Progresses

August 12, 2009 - Science Dailey Interviews Members of FOP Lab on New Research Discoveries

April 2009 - The 18th Annual Report of the FOP Collaborative Research Project

July 3, 2006 - News Week's Giving Back Awards 
Dr. Kaplan named as one of Newsweek's 15 People who Give Back the Most.  Newsweek launches the "Giving Back Awards" in recognition of people who, through bravery or generosity, genius or passion devote themselves to helping others

May 9, 2006 - Finally, With Genetic Discovery, Hope for Escape from a Prison of Bone
An article about Hayden and FOP published in the Science Section of the New York Times.

April 23, 2006 -University of Pennsylvania Press Release on the FOP Gene Discovery
The FOP Gene is Discovered by Dr. Frederick S. Kaplan and his team at the FOP Lab at University of Pennsylvania.