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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)


News & Events

ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • Clinical Research Priorities for Thalassemia, Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - Thursday, May 21, 2009
    Location: Bethesda, MD
    Description: The goal of this meeting was to allow interested individuals to express their opinions about the directions clinical research in thalassemia should take, given past experiences and limitations imposed by NIH budgets and regulatory requirements. These proceedings also served as the basis of a Request for Applications (RFA) for clinical trials in thalassemia.

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