About Pachyonychia Congenita Project
PC has a small office space in this lovely building. Co-tenants provide all utilities (including phone service) as a donation to the PC cause.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Roger L. Kaspar, PhD (Scientist and CEO)
F. Dwight Marchant (Bank Executive)
David R. Owens, Esq. (Attorney)
Mary E. Schwartz (PC Project Director)
Janice N. Schwartz (PC Project Patient Advocate)
Craig T. Vincent, Esq. (Attorney)
Pachyonychia Congenita Project (PC Project) has been recognized since 2004 as a public charity in the USA. With limited staff and a small budget, PC Project connects patients, researchers and physicians throughout the world in a united effort to help those with Pachyonychia Congenita.
Mary E. Schwartz, Director
Holly A. Evans, Assistant Director
Janice N. Schwartz, Patient Advocate
Julie Peconi, Social Media Co-ordinator
Margaret Jackson, Volunteer
Note: Holly Evans is a full-time paid employee. Mary Schwartz is a full-time volunteer. Janice Schwartz, Julie Peconi and Margaret Jackson are part-time volunteers.
MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD (MSAB)
Sherri J. Bale, PhD, GeneDx, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD, USA
C. David Hansen, MD, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Peter R. Hull, MD, PhD, FFDERM, FRCP, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Roger L. Kaspar, PhD, TransDerm, Inc., Santa Cruz, CA, USA
E. Birgitte Lane, PhD, FRSE, FMedSci, Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore, Singapore
John A. McGrath, MD, PhD, King's College, London, England UK
W. H. Irwin McLean, DSc, FRSE, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland UK
Leonard M. Milstone, MD, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Edel O'Toole, MD, PhD, FRCPI, FRCP, Queen Mary University of London, London, England UK
Amy S. Paller, MD, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Dennis R. Roop, PhD, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA
Frances J.D. Smith, PhD, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland UK
Eli Sprecher, MD, PhD, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
Jean Y. Tang, MD, PhD, Stanford Dermatology, Redwood City, CA , USA
Maurice A.M. van Steensel, MD, PhD, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
PC Project provides services throughout the world and currently serves patients in nearly 60 countries. No matter where you live, PC Project is here to provide services and support for patients, physicians and researchers.
In some countries, PC patients have united to support PC Project.
Brazil. Dermatologia.net is an important site which makes available information in Portuguese about PC
France. Le Coeur au Pied is a charity for PC patients in France which supports PC Project. The president is Sylvie Cierpucha. This group is exceptionally effective in patient recruitment, information sharing and fundraising for PC Project for research and patient services.
UK. PC Project UK is organized under the Trust Fund services of the University of Dundee. Residents of the UK have a Gift Aid matching donation. Funds raised through this group support the biennial Patient Support Meetings as well as research projects for PC and related disorders.