This petition was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government

Petition Fund FOP Research at Oxford University

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FOP turns otherwise healthy people into human statues - a healthy mind locked inside a frozen body.

One of the rarest genetic conditions, affecting roughly one in two million, there is very little commercial interest in a cure.

This means public funding is the only real hope for children with FOP and we ask that the Government funds research at Oxford University.

Every day, otherwise healthy children take a step closer to becoming human statues, so we urge you to act quickly.

FOP research also benefits common disorders such as osteoporosis, hip replacement surgery and many common military injuries.

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