Last month, the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) hosted their second virtual Living Rare, Living Stronger NORD Patient & Family Forum. From June 25-28, enthusiastic attendees from around the globe tuned in live for a unique weekend of inspirational stories, educational workshops, expert speakers, networking opportunities, and the… Read More
Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on February 23, 2021
Washington, DC, February 23, 2021 — Today the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD®) announced this year’s Rare Impact Award honorees. These outstanding individuals, organizations and industry innovators will be honored for their exceptional work benefiting the rare disease community in a virtual event streaming on June 28, 2021 at… Read More
Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on November 1, 2019
Patient AirLift Services (PALS) recently provided air and ground transportation for a mom and son who went through years of not knowing the cause of bone pain, fatigue, brain fog and weakness. Both were officially diagnosed in 2017, with hypophosphatasia, a metabolic bone disease. Melanie has broken multiple bones without… Read More
Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on September 25, 2019
NORD President and CEO Peter L. Saltonstall has some breaking news to share on the city we are taking the Living Rare, Living Stronger: NORD Patient and Family Forum to in May 2020, plus the amazing venue for the Rare Impact Awards. Get ready to rock!