2018 Chip for Charity Raises $125,000
Thanks to our wonderful friends for their unwavering support last year!
Your contribution is helping children.
Your contribution is allowing us to
"Make a difference". 


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The SSADH association represents children and families affected by Succinic Semialdehyde Dehydrogenase Deficiency (SSADH)

Our mission is to help children and families who are affected by SSADH, by finding better treatments and ultimately a cure for the disease.

The SSADH Association is a non-profit, voluntary organization.

To learn more go the 
SSADH Association click on Milestones.


Dr. Gibson was awarded $686,980 from a grant through the NIH to conduct a Natural History Study. Click here for additional information.

$125,000 was awarded from the SSADH Association to Phillip Pearl, MD & Mustafa Sahin MD, PhD at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School to use patient iPSC neurons to screen for novel therapeutic approaches to treatments.

$12,000 was awarded from the SSADH Association to Ritva Tikkanen, MD, PhD from Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen, Germany to create molecular consequences of SSADH mutations allowing for mutation specific therapies.

$10,000 was awarded from the SSADH Association to JEX Services to maintain an off-site SSADH Backup Mice Colony.


Up to $305,616 was awarded from the SSADH Association to K. Michael Gibson, PhD, FACMG at Washington State University to create a SSADH Biorepository over the next five years.

$1.58 million grant awarded to Mike Gibson, PhD click here for details

Click here to support the Proposed Natural History Study of Patients with SSADH

The Cinquemani family has started an SSADH Association in Germany.
Click here to visit their new web site.



Click here to read about 2016 Research Updates

Click here to read about the Changes to the NIH SGS-742 Trial.

Rare Disease Legislative Advocates Conference
February 25 – March 1, 2018 in Washington DC.

Click Here to link to the RDLA Conference Site 

Click here to read more about the NORD 2017 Rare Summit

GET INVOLVED                                                                                        



Click here  to become a member of the SSADH Association

FUNDRAISING EVENTS                                                                               



The SSADH Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit volunteer organization.

We are supported by the many generous people who hold fundraising events
and make tax deductible donations.

For upcoming fundraising events  click here.

If you are interested in holding a fundraiser  click here.

OUR THANKS                                                                     

Thanks to the Hoffman's for raising $125,000 at the 
12th Annual Chip for Charity

Thanks to the entire LeVine family for raising
close to $17,000 with Wave of Hope.

Thank-You to Rick Rader, MD for your kind editorial in
Exceptional Parent (EP) Magazine.