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NORD’s Debbie Drell Interviewed on “Connecting ALS” Podcast for Rare Disease Day

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on February 25, 2021

The ALS Association’s podcast, Connecting ALS, interviewed NORD Director of Membership Debbie Drell for a special Rare Disease Day episode, streaming now. The conversation touched on the origins of Rare Disease Day, storytelling, NORD’s “Show Your Stripes” campaign, and how the organization’s patient advocacy work has continued during the pandemic.

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NORD Launches Rare Disease Educational Support Program

Written by Rebecca Aune on February 9, 2021

As the saying goes, knowledge is power. It is vital that people directly impacted by the more than 7,000 rare diseases are armed with the knowledge and information they need to live their best lives while managing their rare condition. One of the pillars of NORD’s mission is educating patients… Read More

In Final Installment of Video Series, Patient Advocacy Group Leaders Share Thoughts on the Importance of Participation in RDCA-DAP

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on December 16, 2020

The Rare Disease Cures Accelerator-Data and Analytics Platform (RDCA-DAP) initiative will allow patient organizations to leverage the data they have collected to accelerate understanding of disease progression, clinical outcome measures and biomarkers for rare diseases. It will increase the efficiency of data analysis, and hopefully… Read More