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  • Nominations Open for NORD’s 2017 Rare Impact Awards

    “The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) today announced it is accepting nominations for the 2017 Rare Impact Awards”

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  • Rare Diseases & Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit Speakers

    “NORD Announces Keynote Speakers for 2016 Rare Diseases & Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit”

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  • President Obama Signs Advancing Hope Act

    “President Obama signed the Advancing Hope Act (S. 1878), extending the Rare Pediatric Disease Priority Review Voucher (PRV) program until December 31”

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  • A New Partnership that Helps Raise Awareness of Rare Diseases

    “NORD Now has A Growing Home Page on The Mighty and Will Appear on Many Stories on the Site”

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