The Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AA&MDSIF) is the world's leading nonprofit health organization dedicated to supporting patients and families living with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), and related bone marrow failure diseases. AA&MDSIF provides answers, support and hope to thousands of patients and their families around the world.

We are a patient-focused, patient-centered organization, serving patients and families throughout the three phases of bone marrow failure diseases:

  • the life changing phase of diagnosis
  • the life threatening phase of treatment
  • the life long phase of living with a chronic disease

How Can AA&MDSIF Help You?

What Else Does AA&MDSIF Do?

  • Funds medical research to find better treatments and cures for aplastic anemia, MDS and PNH.
  • Advocates for increased federal funding of bone marrow failure disease research.
  • Promotes public awareness of bone marrow failure diseases.
  • Educates medical professionals on the most up-to-date information about these diseases, their diagnosis and treatment.

Founded in 1983, AA&MDSIF is celebrating more than 30 years of service as a recognized and respected leader in patient education, advocacy and research. It is supported through individual contributions from grateful patients, families and friends, as well as foundations and corporations.