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Rare Disease Day at NIH

Sponsored by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, Rare Disease Day at NIH will be held both in-person at the NIH main campus (Natcher Conference Center) and virtually on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. The event aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the people they affect, and NIH collaborations that address scientific challenges and advance research for new treatments.


Rare Disease Day at NIH seeks to bring together a broad audience including patients, patient advocates, caregivers, health care providers, researchers, trainees, students, industry representatives, and government staff. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s event will feature panel discussions, rare diseases stories, in-person exhibits and scientific posters, and an art exhibition. Click here for more details or to register.

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