Rare Disease Day 2017

Research brings hope to people living with a rare disease and their families

The theme of the 10th International Rare Disease Day is research.  We are pleased to present a unique opportunity that connects Minnesota researchers with Minnesota Patient Advocacy Groups.

Thank You For Joining Us on Rare Disease Day 2017 on February 24

Steve GroftKeynote Address
Research: The Key to Meeting the Needs of the Rare Diseases Community
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Steve Groft, PharmD
President Elect, International Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs
Former Director, NIH Office of Rare Disease Research

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Co-Sponsors

Center for Orphan Drug Research
Since its inception in 2005, CODR has been improving the care of individuals suffering from rare diseases through research, increased education efforts, and by taking an active role in shaping public policy applicable to rare diseases and orphan drug development.

Minnesota Stem Cell Institute
We bring together talent and expertise from across the University of Minnesota to use stem cell biology to advance regenerative medicine therapies for devastating disorders and to provide education and training for the stem cell scientists of tomorrow.