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Patient Meet-Up Success!

Our first patient meet-up was a big success! Coats’ patients and their families gathered at Austin Retina on Saturday, April 23 for a chance to meet other Coats’ patients, hear from Dr. Wood, and enjoy an afternoon of friendship and treats. For some, this was their first time meeting another Coats’ patient! Thank you to […]


2021 Year in Review

Although the past two years have been a challenge for many on multiple fronts, we can’t help but look back at 2021 with gratitude and pride. Without the support of the Coats’ Community, these achievements wouldn’t have been possible. Thank you!


Notes For Coats’ event photos

Thank you to everyone who attended, supported, sponsored, and donated their time and talents to making this inaugural event a huge success! Top Photo: L-R: Lisa Richardson, Delaney Ramsdell, Robert Arthur, Kip Richardson, Kinsey Rose


𝑨 𝑺𝒑𝒆𝒄𝒊𝒂𝒍 𝑮𝒆𝒔𝒕𝒖𝒓𝒆

𝘈 𝘊𝘰𝘢𝘵𝘴’ 𝘋𝘪𝘴𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘱𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘍𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘦𝘳 𝘔𝘢𝘺𝘰𝘳 𝘰𝘧 𝘚𝘢𝘯 𝘍𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘪𝘴𝘤𝘰 𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮 𝘢 𝘣𝘰𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘨𝘰𝘦𝘴 𝘣𝘦𝘺𝘰𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭 𝘮𝘦𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨.   On September 15, 2021, at the 15th Annual Jack McGovern Coats’ Disease Foundation Golf Tournament fundraiser in Burlingame, CA, Coats’ patient Nolan Fyda met several fellow Coats’ patients: Jack McGovern, Darius Souza, and Ryan […]


As I See It: Dr. Jeff and Lisa Richardson Discuss Coats’ Disease


Photos from the 15th Annual Golf Tournament!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the 15th annual Jack McGovern Coats’ Disease Foundation Golf Tournament this year! We are thankful to Steve Disenhof for his photos that captured the excitement of the day.  


Graduation Celebration Makes the Perfect Opportunity to Raise Awareness!

When Matthew Morris graduated high school this past June, he and his family thought it would be the perfect opportunity to raise awareness of the rare disease he lives with every day – Coats’ Disease. We are proud to have helped this special young man and his family in their efforts! Congratulations, Matt!  


Thank you to all Cure Coats’ 5K Participants and Sponsors!

                    Nicole Adkins Justin Adkins Charlotte Adkins Susan Adkins MARGARET IRENE ADKINS DAVID ADKINS Sarah Adkins David and Margaret Adkins Mark Adkins Jill Amidon Derek Amidon Brody Amidon Lauren Andreini Gaby Avellan Ronda Bailey Lindsay Banducci Celia Barbaccia Matthew Barras Chad Bell John Bell Vanessa Bergmark […]


2021 Cure Coats’ 5K Photo Album


Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, M.D. joins the Board of the Directors of the Jack McGovern Coats’ Disease Foundation.

Contact: Deborah Marron, Ed.D. [email protected] 888.314.8853 Press Release Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, M.D. joins the Board of the Directors of the Jack McGovern Coats’ Disease Foundation. Esteemed retina specialist and academic begins her term as a Director with the nation’s sole nonprofit that focuses on Coats’ Disease awareness and research. Burlingame, CA, March 1, 2021:  The […]