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Pint of Science 18: Researching the rare to understand and treat the common
May 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Researching the rare to understand and treat the common. Why would researchers focus their efforts on a rare disease which affects so few? A rare disease affects less than 1 in 2000 so why dedicate your life to studying a disease affecting so few? Why not one of the big killers like cancer or malaria? Find out how rare disease research can provide valuable insights into common diseases, help us better understand the fundamentals of modern science and medicine, and lead to the development of life-saving drugs.
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Can we turn back the clock on rare premature ageing diseases?
Dr Delphine Larrieu (Group Leader at Cambridge Institute of Medical Research)