Written by Laura Mullen on March 21, 2020
NORD is featured as a rare disease resource and Dr. Marshall Summar, Chairman of NORD’s Board of Directors, is quoted extensively in an article published by US News and World Report that provides information and advice for parents dealing with a recent rare disease diagnosis for their child.
Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on November 1, 2019
On Friday, November 1, 2019, the White House announced the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn, MD, as the next US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner. In response, the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) offers support to the appointment of Dr. Hahn as the next FDA commissioner.
Dr. Hahn will… Read More
Written by Laura Mullen on October 10, 2019
On September 5, 2019, Takeda issued a recall of NATPARA® (parathyroid hormone), due to rubber particulates originating from the rubber septum of the NATPARA cartridge. As of October 9, NATPARA® is in shortage.
NORD has reached out to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on behalf of… Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on August 14, 2019
We’re delighted to announce that Acting FDA Commissioner, Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Rare Diseases & Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit. Sharpless, a physician and scientist, became Acting Commissioner of FDA earlier this year and previously served… Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on July 19, 2019
Washington, DC, July 19, 2019—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)®, the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the over 25 million Americans with rare diseases, announces the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Joining the Board of… Read More