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January 9, 2019

TOPIC: Featured News, Get Involved, Patients & Members

NORD IAMRARE KAT6A Patient Registry Launched

Posted by Christina Jensen

Yesterday, a NORD Member Organization and IAMRARE™ Registry Client, KAT6A, officially launched their patient registry, KAT6A Patient Registry. NORD’s IAMRARE Registry Program was built to address the special needs of those developing treatments for rare diseases with extensive input from FDA, NIH, patients, organizations and experts in the field. We are pleased to share the press release that was… Read More

January 8, 2019

TOPIC: Advocacy, Featured News, Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Advocates Share Ideas for How to Mark Rare Disease Day 2019

Posted by Christina Jensen

Each year on the last day of February, the rare disease community comes together on Rare Disease Day to raise awareness for millions of people who are impacted by rare diseases.

This year’s Rare Disease Day is just 51 days away! As the Official U.S. sponsor, NORD rallies rare disease advocates, patients and… Read More

January 3, 2019

TOPIC: Featured News, Press Releases

NORD Expands and Enhances its Rare Disease Database®, a Primary Resource for Millions of People Affected by Rare Diseases

Posted by Laura Mullen

Washington, D.C., January 3, 2019 – Today, the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) announced the completion of extensive additions and improvements to its Rare Disease Database, which serves as a valuable resource for patients, families and caregivers in need of easy-to-understand information about rare diseases. The enhancements to the database and to the NORD website, which… Read More

December 20, 2018

TOPIC: Advocacy

NORD Issues Statement on FDA’s Impending Expanded Access Call Center

Posted by Christina Jensen

Washington, D.C., December 20, 2018 – The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 30 million Americans with rare diseases, issued the following statement on FDA’s impending expanded access call center:

“Late last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it will soon be launching a call center specifically for patients and… Read More

December 20, 2018

TOPIC: Advocacy, Events, Featured News, Get Involved, Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day 2019 is Only 10 Weeks Away!

Posted by Christina Jensen

Every year, individuals around the globe come together for one special day to recognize and raise awareness for rare diseases. This day, Rare Disease Day® (RDD), takes place on the last day of February each year. The next RDD will fall on February 28, 2019.

Together, we can raise the profile of rare diseases and the issues that our community… Read More