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Aug 3, 2021| Posted in: Advocacy, Neurology/Nervous System Diseases

How the Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Foundation Helps LGS Patients and Families

Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD, Executive Director of the Lennox-Gastaut…
Jul 23, 2021| Posted in: Advocacy, Cancers, Hematologic Disorders

How the MMRF is Advancing Multiple Myeloma Research

Daniel Auclair, MD, Chief Scientific Officer of the…
Jun 29, 2021| Posted in: Advocacy, News

“It’s a Marathon Not a Sprint”: Advice for Rare Disease Parents

Nasha Fitter, CEO of the FOXG1 Research Foundation…
Jun 18, 2021| Posted in: Advocacy, Drug Development, News, Regulations, Treatment

Ciitizen/RARE-X Partnership Could Advance Rare Disease Treatments

Nasha Fitter, Vice President of Rare Disease at…
Jun 9, 2021| Posted in: Advocacy, Congenital And Genetic Conditions, News

Newborn Screening Bootcamp

Dylan Simon, Newborn Screening and Diagnostics Policy Manager…
Jun 4, 2021| Posted in: Advocacy

Study Suggests Stigma is Uniquely Felt by Rare Disease Patients

Marla Munro, PhD student in Counseling Psychology at…
Jun 3, 2021| Posted in: Advocacy, News

Don’t Miss NORD’s Living Rare, Living Stronger Patient and Family Forum

Rebecca Aune, Director of Education Programs for the…
Jun 1, 2021| Posted in: Advocacy, Congenital And Genetic Conditions, Regulations

The Everylife Foundation’s Goals for Newborn Screening

Julia Jenkins, Executive Director at Everylife Foundation, describes…
May 28, 2021| Posted in: Advocacy

Mental Health Challenges in Rare Disease Patients: How Physicians and Policy Makers Can Help

Kathleen Bogart, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology at…

Accelerating Time to Diagnosis: The Global Commission to End the Diagnostic Odyssey for Children With a Rare Disease

The Global Commission to End the Diagnostic Odyssey for Children with a Rare Disease is a multidisciplinary collaboration of experts from around the world co-chaired by Takeda, Microsoft and EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe, who have brought together their creativity, technological expertise and commitment to accelerate the time to diagnosis for children with a rare disease.

CME Program: Gaucher Disease Highlights from WORLDSymposium 2020

Neal Weinreb, MD, FACP highlights the latest information about Gaucher disease from WORLDSymposium and provides expert analysis of its clinical relevance to help health care providers better care for patients with this rare disease.

CME Program: Fabry Disease Highlights from WORLDSymposium 2020

Ozlem Goker-Alpan, MD highlights the latest Fabry disease information from the WORLDSymposium and provides expert analysis of its clinical relevance for members of the care team in order to help them care for patients with this rare disease.

CME Program: Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPSs) Highlights from WORLDSymposium 2020

Barbara K. Burton, MD highlights the latest information about MPSs from WORLDSymposium and provides expert analysis of its clinical relevance for members of the care team in order to help them care for patients with these rare diseases.

WHIM Syndrome Learning Center

WHIM syndrome is a rare, congenital primary immunodeficiency disorder associated with severe neutropenia that affects all ages. However, due to the heterogeneous presentation of the disease, coupled with lack of awareness of the condition, the diagnosis may be delayed, sometimes even into adulthood.

Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor (TGCT)

Tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT) is a non-malignant tumor involving the joint synovium, bursae, and tendon sheath. These rare tumors are sometimes referred to as giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath (GCT-TS) and/or pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS).

CME Program: Managing Individuals With Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA)

Michael E. Wechsler, MD, MMSc provides an overview of Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA) – including how to shorten individuals’ diagnostic journey and the time till they access effective therapy – through these brief courses that are certified for CME credit.

TTR Amyloidosis CME Program

Morie A Gertz, MD, MACP provides an overview of TTR Amyloidosis – including how to shorten individuals’ diagnostic journey and the time till they access treatment which might improve their quality of life or even prevent disease progression – through these brief courses that are certified for CME credit.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy CME Program

Nancy L. Kuntz, MD, FAAN discusses diagnosing and managing people with spinal muscular atrophy through these brief courses that are certified for CME and CNEcredit.

Rare Disease Clinical Trials CME Program

Learn about clinical trials and rare diseases through these brief courses that are certified for CME and CNE credit.
  • Heather Lau, MD, MS, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Morie A Gertz, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Timothy Craig, DO, Penn State University, Hershey, PA
  • Eric T. Wong, MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

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