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Archives for: September 11th, 2018

NORD Announces Ten New Rare Disease Registries, Thanks to Multi-Year Grant from Shire

Written by Laura Mullen on September 11, 2018

Washington, D.C., September 11, 2018—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 30 million Americans with rare diseases, has announced the addition of ten new rare disease registries, made possible through a multi-year grant award from Shire.

NORD’s IAMRARETM Registry Program provides a web-based tool… Read More

Debra Miller: 2016 Rare Impact Awards Honoree

Written by Christina Jensen on May 11, 2016

Debra Miller co-founded CureDuchenne in 2003 with her husband, Paul, after their only son was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. With a background in sales and marketing, she leads CureDuchenne and has funded seven research projects that have advanced to human clinical trials, three of which are the… Read More

The Will to Live and the Strength for a Cure

Written by Lisa Sencen on August 18, 2014

The day Joshua Frase was born, his parents Alison and Paul, were given grave news about their newborn’s life – he most likely would not survive that day. His weakened muscles could not function normally which affected his… Read More