Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on January 14, 2021
As part of its expanded outreach to medical professionals, NORD recently partnered with Frontline Medical Communications (FMC), a division of Medscape, on Rare Diseases Report: Rheumatology and Rare Diseases Report: Cancers, both published in late 2020.
The two special issues are the latest in a… Read More
Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on May 19, 2020
Washington, DC, May 19, 2020—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD®) has announced new awards through its Rare Disease Research Grant Program, which provides funding to qualified researchers for translational or clinical studies related to the development of new diagnostics or treatments for rare disease. Since… Read More
Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on February 11, 2020
Washington, DC, February 11, 2020—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD®) has announced this year’s roster of rare disease change-makers, the 2020 Rare Impact Award honorees. These exceptional individuals, organizations and industry innovators will be honored for their outstanding work for the rare disease community on May 15, 2020, in… Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on July 19, 2019
Washington, DC, July 19, 2019—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)®, the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the over 25 million Americans with rare diseases, announces the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Joining the Board of… Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on February 12, 2019
The following story was submitted by Lindsey McCarthy in honor of Rare Disease Day. In this story, Lindsey shares her family’s journey of receiving a diagnosis for their son, James, of a CNTNAP1 mutation. Read on to learn how the McCarthy’s have worked to find other families who… Read More