Rare Disease Day Seminar
24 February 2020
131 Garran Rd, Acton ACT 2601, Canberra, Australia
Hosted by John Curtin School of Medical Research
Rare Disease Day is on the 29th February, the rarest day of the year. Please note this lecture will be held on the 24th February 2020.
The event will be hosted by Professor Graham Mann and chaired by Dr Carol Wicking with presentations and question and answer session with Nicole Millis, CEO of Rare Voices Australia, Dr Simon Easteal, JCSMR and Dr Ruth Arkell, JCSMR.
The event will be chaired by Dr Carol Wicking, Director of Rare Voices Australia with presentations by:
CEO of Rare Voices Australia
‘Effective rare disease policy transforms lives: the collaborative development of the National Strategic Action Plan for Rare Diseases’
Professor Simon Easteal
‘Rare Disease and Indigenous Australians’
Professor Ruth Arkell
‘Rare disease research; what we do in the lab’
The lectures will be followed by a question and answer session with the speakers, chaired by Dr Carol Wicking.
Please join us for refreshments after the event.