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Alpha-1 Research Registry

Address

c/o Medical University of South Carolina
96 Jonathan Lucas St., Suite 812-CSB, MSC 630
Charleston, SC 29425-6300
USA

Phone

843-792-0260

Fax

843-792-0297

800 Number

877-886-2383

Email Address

alphaone@musc.edu

Website

http://www.alphaoneregistry.org

The Alpha-1 Research Registry (A1RR) is a confidential database of individuals diagnosed with, or identified as carriers of, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Low levels of a protein called alpha-1-antitrypsin which is found in the blood and protects the lungs so that they can work normally characterize this hereditary disorder. When the level of this protein is deficient, the lungs may be damaged, and breathing may be affected. The registry was established in 1997 by the Alpha-1 Foundation to facilitate research toward improved treatment and, ultimately, a cure for this disorder. It is located at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

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