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NORD’s Jayne Holtzer Rare Disease Research Grants Program Continues Its Commitment to Rare Disease Research with New Funding Opportunities

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on June 22, 2020

Washington, DC, June 22, 2020 – The National Organization for Rare Disorders® (NORD), the leading independent nonprofit organization representing over 25 million Americans living with rare diseases, today announced the availability of three new funding opportunities to support the study of two rare diseases. The initial application deadline is August… Read More

Head of the Herd: Beverley Francis-Gibson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sickle Cell Disease Association of America

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on June 19, 2020

At the head of the herd is… Beverley Francis-Gibson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sickle Cell Disease Association of America

Beverley advocates for those living with… sickle cell disease.

How Beverley got here…

I started working at SCDAA in 2018 because of my personal connection to sickle cell disease. I have a… Read More