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    Conference on International Rare Diseases Research

    Published on 13 January 2017
    Author: Sasha Hugentobler, National Contact Point Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing

    The 3rd Conference of the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC) will take place on 8-9 February 2017 in Paris, France.

    It will take place at the conference center of Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) Sorbonne Universités, Jussieu. Five years have passed since the launch of the IRDiRC and considerable advances have been made in rare diseases research.

    IRDiRC 2017 conference presents a unique opportunity to reflect upon this progress, confront barriers, and together, form new collaborations to take on challenges posed by rare diseases.

    All stakeholders – investigators, policy makers, opinion leaders, critical thinkers, young researchers, patient advocates and industry alike – active in the area of rare diseases from across the globe are invited to join the conference to celebrate achievements in the field, identify future milestones and goals, and work toward bringing diagnoses and therapies to all rare disease patients.

    More information on the Conference including registration is available here.