World Rare Disease Day Celebration

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Location: Notre Dame Conference Center - McKenna Hall

CRND

The Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases in the College of Science of the University of Notre Dame Cordially invites you to the World Rare Disease Day Celebration, a symposium to discuss and call attention to rare and neglected diseases from across the globe.

The event is open to the public and will feature:

  • A forum on providing emerging experimental therapies led by local rare disease patients and their physicians
  • A session on the global perspectives of rare disease patient families
  • Updates from ND faculty and visiting researchers/clinicians on the latest research in lysosomal storage disorders, rare cancers and more broadly in rare inherited syndromes
  • ND Student research in establishing natural histories for rare diseases and developing a database for patient medical records
  • A poster session featuring Notre Dame student and faculty research in rare diseases
  • Other activities including a rare disease quiz to build awareness for rare diseases
  • Child care will be provided

If you are a rare disease patient, family member or advocate and would like to share your story please let us know…

Event is FREE but you must RSVP by February 9:

Email: plingle@nd.edu
Phone: 574-631-3372
Website: http://www3.nd.edu/~crnd/

 

Originally published at science.nd.edu.