SPSRF Newsletter February 2021 I can’t believe it’s the end of February! We have been rockin’ and rollin’ and we’re about to get kickin’. For…
February 2021 – Dr. Maggie Yu discusses the role trauma plays on triggering the immune system, the struggle to get diagnosis, the empowerment it takes to find and partner with functional and holistic providers with Tara Zier.
January 2021 – On the opposite side of the world, 52-year-old ultra runner Shane James completed a 24-day trek Friday to benefit a foundation in the DC region, hoping to find a cure for a rare disease he shares with Dr. Tara Zier of Bethesda.
January 2021 – Southern Cross TV covers the penultimate day of Traversing Tassie, ultra-runner Shane James’ epic 880km run to raise awareness and funds for The Stiff Person Syndrome Research Foundation.
December 2020 – The Examiner covers Shane James’ milestone of completing the first leg of Traversing Tassie – running from Burnie to Eddystone Point – in eight days.
November 2020 – Kensington Neighbors features Tara as an Expert Contributor with the article on Stiff Person Syndrome: Silly Name, Serious Disease!
April 2020 – Interview on Facebook Live announcing the launch of The Stiff Person Syndrome Research Foundation website, www.stiffperson.org
April 2019 – The Mayo Clinic published a story about Tara’s frightening and frustrating search for the right diagnosis after she was transported to its Minnesota headquarters by air ambulance.
May 2018 – ABC7 in Washington, DC interviewed Tara and her neurologist at Johns Hopkins about the role trauma plays in triggering auto-immune disease.