Rare Disease Day takes place worldwide on the last day in February to raise awareness among policymakers and the public about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. Each year, NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center sponsor Rare Disease Day at NIH as part of this global observance. The 2016 event will be held on Monday, February 29th from 8:30am to 3:30 pm in the Masur Auditorium, Building 10 at the National Institutes of Health. See NIH Visitor Map and Building 10 (The Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center) Map.
For more information, visit Rare Disease Day 2016
To register for the event, visit the Rare Disease Day at NIH Registration Site
To view the live Webcast, visit the NIH CIT VideoCasting Web site
For further information contact:
David J. Eckstein, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator
Office of Rare Diseases Research
Office of the Director
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences National Institutes of Health