Focus on Rare Disease: Putting patients in the driver's seat
28 February 2020
415 Main Street, Cambridge, United States
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
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.
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
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