Written by Jennifer Huron on July 26, 2018
Editor’s Note: During the week of July 23-27, 2018, NORD featured pheochromocytoma as the Rare Disease of the Week in order to raise awareness for this rare type of cancer. The blog post below was written in November 2015, sharing the story of the Yankanich family who has been… Read More
Written by Jennifer Huron on March 15, 2017
Washington, 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
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
Written by Christina Jensen on December 22, 2016
Today we are sharing the story of one little girl… Read More
Written by Christina Jensen on December 20, 2016
“When you are faced with a difficult health challenge, you need to be able to turn to a trusted source for support and advice – much like many people battling rare diseases have turned to NORD in the past 33 years.
NORD will keep fighting to eradicate the… Read More