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 December 7, 2016
Senate Passes Landmark 21st Century Cures Act
Washington, D.C., December 7, 2016—Today, the United States Senate overwhelmingly approved the 21st Century Cures Act, a game-changer for medical innovation, by a bipartisan vote of 94-5. The President is expected to… Read More
Written by Jennifer Huron on November 14, 2016
Washington, D.C., November 14, 2016—The following statement was issued by Peter L. Saltonstall, President and CEO of the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), following the results of the recent U.S. election.
“Many of us were surprised by the outcome of the presidential election last week. The pollsters and the pundits… Read More
Written by Jennifer Huron on September 29, 2016
Washington, D.C., September 29, 2016 – The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 30 million Americans with rare diseases, released the following statement from President and CEO Peter L. Saltonstall following President Obama’s… Read More
Written by Jennifer Huron on December 17, 2015
UPDATE (12/18/2015 12:20 p.m.): The House and Senate voted Friday to pass the omnibus spending bill that funds the government through September 2016. The House moved first, passing the government funding bill on a 316-113 vote. The Senate followed with a 65-33… Read More