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NORD Announces Honorees for the 2017 Rare Impact Awards

Written by Jennifer Huron on March 15, 2017

ria_jointheconversation_dateWashington, D.C., March 15, 2017—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) today announced the people, organizations, and innovators who will be honored at the 2017 Rare Impact Awards on May 18 in Washington, D.C.

The Rare Impact Awards is a… Read More

Senate Passes Short-Term Agreement to Accelerate Treatments for 15 Million Sick Children with Rare Diseases

Written by Jennifer Huron on September 23, 2016

Unanimous vote extends the Rare Pediatric Disease Priority Review Voucher Program with important policy changes through December

Washington, D.C., September 23, 2016 – On Thursday, the Senate reached an important compromise to accelerate new treatments to help 15 million sick children with rare diseases.

Led by Senators Robert Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA),… Read More