The APS Type 1 Foundation supports education, awareness, and fundraising for critical research.

Join The APS Type 1 (APECED) Registry

NEW!  Please help us grow the registry with our new brochure.  Share it with your care team.

The APS Type 1 (APECED) Registry is a secure database that provides a way to collect information from many different people with APS Type 1 and to update information over time as conditions and experiences change. The surveys are intended to gather information about many different aspects of APS Type 1, including details about diagnosis, prognosis, treatments, which disorders the patient has and when they were acquired, medications, hospitalizations and quality of life. Help us drive research! Register Now

Upcoming Events

  • International Meeting of Doctors & Scientists working on APS Type 1

    The APS Type 1 Foundation will be hosting an international meeting of leading scientists and doctors working to advance research on APS Type 1 in…

    Thursday, October 6, 2022 - Friday, October 7, 2022 Massey College, University of Toronto
    4 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1
    (By invitation only)
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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How We Help

We connect patients, families and doctors, support the work of scientists, and drive research forward.

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Allyson, Jade and Geoffrey Smith

The APS Type 1 Foundation brings the most up to date research to our community. Join our symposia, and sign-up for our newsletter and registry to keep abreast of the latest developments in research and management of this complex disease.


“The information we received at the 2019 Symposium was invaluable—as are the new friends we made.”
— Jade Smith, pictured here with Allyson & Geoffrey

Latest News

Help Advance APS Type 1 (APECED) Research from Home and Earn USD $100

The APS Type 1 Foundation is reaching out to the APS Type 1 (APECED) patient community to raise awareness about an opportunity for patients to help advance research from home. What is the goal of the research? The goal of this study is to understand how APS Type 1 (APECED) works on a cellular level…

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Kaitlyn Lovett – 2022 Memorial Fundraiser

Thank you to the Lovett family and friends, the Holy Rosary CYO Program and Gordo’s North for their generous support of our foundation.  Their 2022 March Madness fundraiser in memory of Kaitlyn Lovett raised $1,775 in support of our mission to raise awareness about APS Type 1 and to help find a cure. The Holy…

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