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28 Feb 2020
When:
Fri 28 February, 2020
Location
415 Main Street
Cambridge
United States
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Focus on Rare Disease: Putting patients in the driver's seat 28 February 2020 415 Main Street, Cambridge, United States
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Hosted by Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Marking International Rare Disease Day each year, the Focus on Rare Disease event showcases rare disease research in our community.

 

Focus on Rare Disease: Putting patients in the driver’s seat

Friday, February 28

3:00 ‒ 5:00 pm

Auditorium

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

415 Main St., Cambridge MA 02142

Beyond the Diagnosis portrait unveiling and reception to follow in the DNAtrium lobby.

Open to the Broad community and the general public. All are encouraged to register.

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

 

Agenda

Welcome

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

 

Beyond the Diagnosis: Rare disease awareness and advocacy through art

Patricia Weltin, Beyond the Diagnosis

 

A patient-scientist's road to primary prevention in genetic prion disease

Sonia Vallabh, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at Broad Institute

Eric Minikel, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at Broad Institute

 

Keynote Lecture

Rare as one: Strengthening patient communities to accelerate research

Tania Simoncelli, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

 

Q & A panel

Moderator: Anna Greka, Chair of Focus on Rare Disease

Panelists: Patricia Weltin, Sonia Vallabh, Eric Minikel and Tania Simoncelli

 

Reception and unveiling of a new Beyond the Diagnosis portrait

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