UPCOMING EVENTS (10/07/2018)

ICORD 2018 Stockholm
On 20-21 September, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden will be held the 13th Annual ICORD Meeting. ICORD is an International Network connecting people with awareness on problems associated with rare diseases and orphan drugs, such as researchers, academics, industry, patients, patient groups, regulatory authorities, health authorities, and public policy professionals. One of the main aims of the ICORD Meeting this year is to highlight the most important unsatisfied needs of patients with rare diseases world-wide. More information about the event could be found here.

5th Annual Congress on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs
The fifth Annual Congress on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs will be held on August 29-30, 2018 in Boston, USA. In 12 sessions there would be represented programs, projects, difficulties and objectives that undiagnosed diseases face. The scientific program will focus on current advances in the clinical research, clinical trials, drug discovery, drug development, drug treatment and orphan drug clinical trials with a particular focus on their role in maintaining the academic level in rare diseases and orphan drugs. More information about the Congress can be found here.

8th World congress on Rare Diseases & Orphan Drugs
On 21-22 November, 2018 in Paris, France would be held another European Orphan Drugs Conference which is designed on the theme “Challenges & Opportunities in Orphan Drugs Development: Commercialisation, Policies, Reimbursement, and Pricing “. The congress aims to provide the best platform to all the researchers working in rare diseases and orphan drugs researchers and developers. Also the event would unite together specialist from  Healthcare sector, regulatory & health authorities, patient organizations, patient advocacy, Clinical Trials & Research, and public policy individuals. More information about the European conference could be found here.

Keystone Symposia – From Rare to Care: Discovery, Modeling and Translation of Rare Disease
The conference will take place in the IMP Lecture Hall at the Vienna BioCenter on November 11-14, 2018 in Vienna (Austria) and will examine the current and future bottlenecks to gene discovery, disease modeling, and therapeutic approaches for the estimated 7,000 known rare diseases, and suggest strategies to accelerate progress in this regard.


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