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Archives for: May 4th, 2018

35 Ways and Growing: NORD’s Service to the Rare Disease Community

Written by Laura Mullen on May 4, 2018

For 35 years, NORD has been leading the fight to improve the lives of patients and families with rare diseases. We do this by supporting patients and organizations, accelerating research, providing education, disseminating information, raising public awareness, and driving public policy. The following are 35 examples of how NORD provides… Read More

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

NORD Awards New Research Grants for Rare Disease Research

Written by Jennifer Huron on February 18, 2016

 The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the leading independent, nonprofit organization committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders, has awarded six new research grants to fund rare disease research.

“NORD research grants are funded primarily by patients, patient organizations, families and friends of patients who make possible the… Read More