Written by Lisa Sencen on August 23, 2018
The following is a guest blog post from John Hopper, President of the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation, a NORD Member Organization.
Huge thanks to NORD leadership! Fibrolamellar Cancer was just approved as one of the Social Security Administration Compassionate Allowance diseases. Why? Because great people… Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on October 31, 2017
NORD Board Chair Marshall Summar MD will moderate a National Disability Forum on Compassionate Allowances and Rare Diseases to be hosted by the Social Security Administration (SSA) on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
The event will provide a platform for rare disease patient advocates and medical experts to suggest diseases for consideration… Read More
Written by Jennifer Huron on February 24, 2017
Washington, D.C.—February 24, 2017—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the leading independent, nonprofit organization committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders, has awarded seven new research grants to fund rare disease research.
Research grants awarded for 2016 Requests for Proposals include:
For the study of Alveolar Capillary… Read More