Jasper, photo contest winnerIsabella, age 5, and Tommy, age 2, have fragile XRon, Niklas, and Amy Watkins host the annual Fall X Ball
Research proposals arrive 2/2/2015. Funded projects will be announced on April 1. Click to browse current projects.
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Clinical Trials

Are you interested in joining a study of a new medicine for Fragile X?
Would you like to connect with families near you? FRAXA chapters are here.

What is Fragile X?

Fragile X Syndrome is the most common inherited cause of autism and intellectual disabilities. The cause: one gene defect. Fragile X - ReadMore

Toward a Cure

Clinical trials of new treatments are happening now! People with Fragile X Syndrome have options, with trials enrolling in the U.S. and Europe. More treatment approaches are in the pipeline.Toward a Cure - ReadMore
FRAXA is a 501c3 nonprofit founded by parents. Our mission: to find effective treatments and a cure for Fragile X. FRAXA funds researchers worldwide. Fragile X, FRAXA - Read More

Our Track Record

FRAXA 2013 spending on programs (Research and Education) was 93%, with just 7% spent on overhead (Fundraising and Management).
When you donate to FRAXA, 93 cents of every dollar goes to research and education. greatnonprofits