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November 2018

Diagnostic Challenges And Clinical Management Of Dna Repair Disorders

28th November 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Diagnostic Challenges And Clinical Management Of Dna Repair Disorders

Topics Include: The cellular biology of DNA repair disorders The clinical presentation of DNA repair disorders Updated expert guidance on the clinical management of DNA repair disorders What DNA repair disorders can teach us about the process of ageing How specialist services for DNA repair disorders are structured and how they were established What it is like to live with a DNA repair disorder Find out more here

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Rarefest 2018

30th November 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1st December 2018 @ 10:00 am
Rarefest 2018

It’s 2018 and rare diseases are still not being consistently diagnosed, treated and supported effectively. RAREfest is a first-of-its kind rare disease inspired festival conceived and brought to you by Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN).  Free to attend, this 2-day festival will shine a light on some successes and innovative solutions that are striving to address this. RAREfest will raise awareness of rare conditions and bring together all stakeholders in  the rare disease community alongside the general public from across Cambridgeshire and…

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December 2018

Rare Disease Day 2019

1st December 2018
Guildhall Cambridge Cambridge, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free
Rare Disease Day 2019

It’s 2018 and rare diseases are still not being consistently diagnosed, treated and supported effectively. Free to attend,  this 2-day festival will shine a light on some successes and innovative solutions that are striving to address this.  RAREfest will raise awareness of rare conditions and bring together all stakeholders in  the rare disease community alongside the general public from across Cambridgeshire and beyond.

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Prospects For New Treatments In Rare Diseases

3rd December 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prospects For New Treatments In Rare Diseases

Dr Melita Irving, Consultant Geneticist, President of The Genetics Section of The Royal Society of Medicine and long-term friend of M4RD…is hosting this evening lecture organised by the awesome King’s College Medical Genetics Society. Rare Diseases is an exciting field to be working in these days as new treatments are emerging for previously untreatable conditions. Come along and find out more! Keep up to date about this event and lots of others organised by KCL Medical Genetics Society on their…

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January 2019

Information Day On Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)

January 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Information Day On Fibromuscular Dysplasia

Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD) is evolving from a rare disease of renal arteries accounting for a minority of cases of secondary hypertension in young women, to a ‘systemic’ vascular disease which can also affect cervico-cephalic, coronary, and iliac arteries.

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February 2019

The Unusual Suspects: Rare Diseases In Everyday Medical Care

February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street
London, W1G 0AE United Kingdom
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£15 – £25
M4RD Annual Symposium

This is an RSM and Medics 4 Rare Diseases joint event where clinicians at all stages of their training, will be informed about why rare diseases are important to everyday medicine.

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Rare Disease Day 2019

February 28
Rare Disease Day 2019 M4RD

28 February 2019 will be the twelfth international Rare Disease Day coordinated by EURORDIS.

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March 2019

A Talk On Haemophilia

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Hunt’s House Library, Guy's Campus
London,
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Free

KCL MedGenSoc presents: A Talk on Haemophilia We are honoured to be hosting no less than two guest speakers for this event; KCH Haematology Consultant Dr Catherine Rea, who specialises in clotting disorders YouTuber Luke Pembroke, who himself suffers from Haemophilia Refreshments will be served before and after the talk. A sign up for a certificate of attendance will be available at the end of the lecture. As always, external staff and students are more than welcome to attend, but…

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May 2019

Rare diseases and the Kidney

May 8 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street
London, W1G 0AE United Kingdom
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£20

Hear expert nephrologists from clinical and academic fields present the latest updates and developments in a variety of rare disease areas.

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PKU: A Heads Up

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Stott Lane, Salford
Manchester, M6 8HD United Kingdom
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Free

Leading experts will explore the pathophysiology of PKU, the impact of high phenylalanine levels on the brain of adult patients and the effect of PKU and aging.

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