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IRDiRC at World Orphan Drug Congress USA

Just less than a month until the World Orphan Drug Congress in Boston! We are delighted to announce that IRDiRC is a proud partner and exhibitor at the World Orphan Drug Congress USA, taking place on April 23-25, 2024 in Boston (MA, USA). Don’t miss out IRDiRC Chair, Dr. David Pearce’s presentation of the “International […]

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Join the 9th Annual RARE Drug Development Symposium!

The RARE Drug Development Symposium, hosted by Global Genes and the Orphan Disease Center of the University of Pennsylvania, equips advocates with the knowledge, skills and connections they need to advance therapy development for their communities. This year’s theme is Innovative Ideas from Next Generation Change-Makers.The Symposium is planned to take place on April 29th-May […]

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IRDiRC’s Functional Analysis Task Force in person meeting

IRDiRC Functional Analysis Task Force recently convened for a dynamic 1.5-day workshop in Paris!🇫🇷 Members of the task force from all over the world came together and discussed methodologies and strategies to advance functional analysis for rare diseases. With collaborative spirit at the forefront, the task force members worked on putting together a manuscript on […]

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New IRDiRC Publication – Drug Repurposing for Rare: Progress and Opportunities for the Rare Disease Community

The latest IRDiRC paper, “Drug Repurposing for Rare: Progress and Opportunities for the Rare Disease Community” has been published in Frontiers in Medicine. The paper is available here. This open-access publication, reflecting the collaborative efforts of the IRDiRC Drug Repurposing Task Force and the IRDiRC Therapies Scientific Committee over the past 1.5 years, is a […]

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CDER: Patient Community Engagement Public Meeting

On December 14, CDER and Duke-Margolis will host a jointly sponsored virtual public meeting on advancing the development of therapeutics through rare disease patient community engagement. The purpose of this public meeting is to highlight and build upon existing actionable approaches for engaging patients, patient groups, and related experts when developing necessary evidence to support […]

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New IRDiRC publication

IRDiRC proudly announces the publication of the manuscript “Targeting shared molecular etiologies to accelerate drug development for rare diseases“ online, today. The manuscript is published in the EMBO Molecular Medicine Journal and freely accessible online at the following link: https://www.embopress.org/doi/full/10.15252/emmm.202217159.

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IRDiRC announces change in leadership for its Funders Constituent Committee (FCC)

The International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC) announces new leadership changes in its Funders Constituent Committee (FCC). Dr. Adam Hartman (Program Director at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), USA), FCC Chair, and Dr. Catherine Nguyen (Director at the Thematic Institute of Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics, INSERM, France), FCC Vice Chair, have […]

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Join IRDiRC Therapies Scientific Committee!

The Therapies Scientific Committee (TSC) would like to broaden the committee membership, to represent the worldwide rare disease therapies community in its full width, from early innovation towards regulatory approval and therapeutic support of patients. As such, the TSC has three openings for new members, specifically encouraging participants from the following regions: Africa, Asia, Australasia […]

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