Rare Disease Day at Royal Holloway
24 February 2017
Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, Egham, Windsor, London, United Kingdom
Hosted by Royal Holloway, University of London
On Friday 24 February, Royal Holloway, University of London hosts their annual Rare Disease Day to raise awareness of rare diseases and the millions of families who are affected by them. This full day event will include a range of talks, activities and exhibitions. This event is targeted at students in years 11-12, who are welcome to attend individually or as part of a school group with a teacher. Booking is open on eventbrite:
Research in rare disease areas at the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway includes Dr Rafael Yáñez’s lab researching spinal muscular atrophy, spinal injury, ataxia telangiectasia and severe combined immunodeficiency and Professor George Dickson’s and Dr Linda Popplewell's labs researching Duchenne muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular conditions.
Join us and find out why we think research and funding to help the sufferers of rare diseases is so important.