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Destroy mutant mitochondrial DNA with MRC-MBU at RAREfest22

The strategic mission of the MBU is to understand mitochondrial biology in health and disease, and to exploit this understanding to develop new therapies and improve human health. Alex Whitworth is a Group Leader at the Medical Research Council Mitochondrial Biology...

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Rare Youth Revolution at RAREfest22

Chelsea Wong is the Youth Coordinator for Rare Youth Revolution (RYR). Rare Youth Revolution is a global news and opinion, digital magazine platform, dedicated to powering up the voices of the young people in the rare disease community. They aim to bring quality news,...

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Finding a needle in a haystack

Dr Kate Downes is the Clinical Scientist Lead for the East Genomic Laboratory Hub. Genomic medicine is a rapidly growing and dynamic field, and we are increasingly findingmore answers to help us provide more results to patients and their families. The East Genomic...

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Unique Feet Outdoors

Unique Feet Outdoors

Jo Balfour is a founding member and Managing Director at CRDN, who also founded the Unique Feet group. She got in touch with the Alpkit Foundation after support as they transitioned out of the long series of lockdowns. It was an incredibly important time in being able to get people back together who had been shielding for so long, looking to get the children enjoying the outdoors again and the benefits taking part in these activities brings.

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Action Plan brings relief to millions for Rare Disease Day 2022

Action Plan brings relief to millions for Rare Disease Day 2022

England’s first Rare Diseases Action Plan has been published to mark Rare Disease Day 2022 (February 28). New technology and digital tools will support faster diagnosis, and improvements to virtual consultations will make it easier for patients to see multiple specialists at once.

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Cambridge Rare Disease Network to host ‘pioneering’ RAREsummit21

Cambridge Rare Disease Network to host ‘pioneering’ RAREsummit21

Five innovators selected to pitch their rare disease challenge solutions to RAREsummit21’s audience have been selected by judges. The Dragon’s Den-style innovation pitching is one of many components of RAREsummit, which takes place virtually tomorrow (October 7) and is hosted by Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN).

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