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Archives for: July 16th, 2021

NORD Expands Gene Therapy Offerings Through New Online Resources

Written by Lisa Sencen on April 8, 2021

For several years, the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has prioritized gene therapy education to advance knowledge and promote safe and effective clinical applications to reduce suffering from rare conditions. With this goal in mind, NORD is dedicated to producing a variety of educational resources for patients, caregivers, health… Read More

Save On Quality, Vetted PPE with NORD and Project N95

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on March 23, 2021

To help rare disease community members who are having trouble acquiring quality, vetted PPE, the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)® is collaborating with the nonprofit Project N95 so you can purchase N95 respirators (certified by CDC and NIOSH), nitrile powder free gloves, Level 1 AAMI… Read More

New Report Finds Medical Treatments for Rare Diseases Account for Only 11% of US Drug Spending; Nearly 80% of Orphan Products Treat Rare Diseases Exclusively

Written by Jennifer Huron on March 4, 2021

Washington, DC, March 4, 2021—As US policymakers consider options to address rising health care costs while still meeting the needs of patients, a new report from IQVIA has found that rare diseases account for just 11% of medical invoice spending in the United States, and 79% of all orphan… Read More