When:
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 3:00p -
6:00p

Where:
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
415 M
Cambridge, MA 02142

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Alcohol, Art, Food, Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, Tech, University

Event website:
http://broad.io/raredisease2019

Rare Disease Day is an international event held on the last day of February to raise awareness about the impact of rare diseases on patients’ lives, and to emphasize the need for research leading to new, much needed therapies. As a leader in the genomic revolution, the Broad Institute continues to illuminate the causes of rare diseases, bringing new hope for the development of targeted therapies. To mark Rare Disease Day, we organize an annual Focus on Rare Disease event showcasing rare disease research in our community. We are also proud to host, the Beyond the Diagnosis art exhibit each spring, featuring portraits of children with rare diseases. Both are open to the public.

Focus on Rare Disease: Decoding genomes, unlocking therapies
Fourth annual event showcasing rare disease research

Thursday, February 28
3:00 ‒ 5:00 pm
Auditorium
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
415 Main Street, Cambridge

Reception to follow.

Open to the Broad community and the general public. All are encouraged to register at https://broad.io/raredisease2019.

Welcome
Anna Greka, Broad Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Beyond the Diagnosis: Rare disease awareness and advocacy through art
Suzanne Scott, Beyond the Diagnosis

The new possible: From a child's fatal diagnosis to tailor-made treatment in one year
Timothy Yu, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Julia Vitarello, Mila's Miracle Foundation

Precision medicine for rare disease
Matt Might, University of Alabama

Q&A panel
Moderated by Anna Greka, chair of Focus on Rare Disease

If you can’t attend in person, watch the livestream at broad.io/watchraredisease

View Beyond the Diagnosis art exhibit
Stanley Building, Broad Institute, 75 Ames Street, Cambridge MA 02142
February 1 – April 1, 2019

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