5th Annual Nemours Rare Disease Day Student Research Event
25 February 2019 - 28 February 2019
1600 Rockland Roack, Wilmington, USA
Hosted by Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children’s Biomedical Research Department and Delaware HOSA-Future Health Professionals co-sponsor this competitive event to encourage student engagement and to support policies and practices that facilitate research, encourage innovation, and advance awareness and understanding of rare diseases. Student teams from Delaware schools prepared a visual display about a rare disease, their research efforts, and a proposed cure/treatment or way to improve the quality of life related to the condition. Students also participated in fundraising efforts designated for rare disease research at Nemours. The Delaware High Schools participating this year are Polytech, Conrad, Cape Henlopen, Newark Charter, Sussex Central, Middletown, Delcastle, William Penn, Howard, St. Georges, Appoquinomink and Hodgson.