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First Peer Befriending Weekend Retreat

The BDFA held its first Peer befriending retreat this past weekend in Surrey, gathering together some of our wonderful peer befriending volunteers for some training and connection time as a team. We have also just started our second Peer Befriending…

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Dr Joanna Nightingale, BDFA Scientific Officer In New Role Of Head Of Scientific Affairs

The BDFA is very pleased to announce that Dr Joanna Nightingale, our part-time Scientific Officer, will take up a new expanded role from April. Joanna will take up the role of Head of Scientific Affairs, a full-time post which will…

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CLN3 Update, Research Call 19th Jan 2023

New advance to the Theranexus and BBDF Batten-1 program for juvenileBatten disease (CLN3) Read the press release from Beyond Batten and Theranexus regarding Phase I/II trial data at the link below. They are hosting a Quarterly Family Research call…

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Join Our Friendly Dads Chat Session On Thursday 2nd February At 8pm On Zoom- Date Has Changed!

🚹 Join our friendly Dads chat session on Thursday 2nd February at 8pm on zoom. 🚹 The Dads Chat group is a chance to meet with other dads of children with Batten disease. It’s led by one of our trained…

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Save The Date! BDFA Family Conference 2023!

Following on from our successful family conference in September, we have set the date for our Family conference in 2023! We had some wonderful feedback from the conference, so we are working hard make 2023 even better. One big change…

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Would You Like To Become A BDFA Peer Befriender? Could You Give Support To Another Family Living With Batten Disease?

Why not kick off 2023 with a new challenge to help support other Batten families! The course starts on Tuesday 24th January 2023, where you will have expert training and become a vital part of our wonderful Peer befriending volunteer…

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