On the occasion of Rare Diseases Day, on 28 February 2018, the European Reference Network for Rare Bone Disorders (ERN-BOND) coordinated by Luca Sangiorgi (IT), with the kind support of EURORDIS, organized a European Parliamentary Meeting entitled: European Reference Networks – Accelerating and Improving Diagnosis for Rare Diseases Patients.
As Coordinators of the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs), we stand together and united with our 900 strong members (healthcare providers) and the patient community, in the fight against rare diseases.
French and Canadian scientists make discovery that could affect diagnosis, genetic counselling and therapeutic approaches in patients with a rare condition.
We are glad to announce that the first MetabERN virtual patients consultation using the Clinical Patient Management System (CPMS) successfully took place on 15 January 2018. A second one is already scheduled for mid-February.
According to the letter sent to all the ERN Coordinators by Andrzej Rys (Director responsible for health systems, medical products and innovation Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission), we would like to draw your attention to the difference between the purposes behind the two primary information systems provided for use by the European Reference Networks.
MetabERN held its first meeting with Patient and Family Associations on the 13th of January 2018.
CDG & Allies - PPAIN are very pleased to inform the lauch of the 4th edition of the Liliana Scientific Initiation Scholarship.
We were deeply saddened to hear that the brave and inspiring Christine Lavery passed away on Tuesday 19th December 2017 in hospital surrounded by her family, following a brief illness. Christine has played an outstanding role in our Lysosomal storage diseases community and for the entire field of rare inherited diseases.
Funding transnational collaborative research through joint transnational calls is one of the major objectives of E-Rare. This is the most important and effective joint activity to enhance the cooperation between European scientists working on rare diseases and thus reducing the fragmentation of research in this field. E-Rare launches calls on a yearly basis. The topic […]
The Innovative Medicines Initiative has now launched IMI2 – Call 13 with the following topics: Assessment of the uniqueness of diabetic cardiomyopathy relative to other forms of heart failure using unbiased pheno-mapping approaches Genome-environment interactions in inflammatory skin disease The value of diagnostics to combat antimicrobial resistance by optimising antibiotic use Mitochondrial dysfunction in neurodegeneration Support and coordination action for the projects in the neurodegeneration area of […]