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Saturday 1st Dec

11:00 UNTIL 16:00

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 1

Exhibition Programme

Making life better – The here and now

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR BETTER LIVES

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 2

MICROSOFT RESEARCH

Accessibility and Inclusion Apps – helping children with visual impairments to code

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 3

KEELE UNIVERSITY

Progressive Prosthetics – making hands move and feel more like real hands

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 4

REMAP

Custom made equipment to help people with disabilities live more independently

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 5

NO ISOLATION

Creating technological solutions to tackle involuntary social isolation and loneliness

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 6

BRIGHT SIGN

Empowering those with no speech to find their voice

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 7

RESCAPe INNOVATION

Virtual reality distraction therapy to reduce pain, anxiety and stress

Gaining insight: Joining the dots

SCIENCE AND RESEARCH EXPLORING & UNDERSTANDING THE BIOLOGY OF DISEASE

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 8

FIGHT FOR SIGHT

A future everyone can see – pioneering research to find solutions to sight loss

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 9

THE WELLCOME MRC CAMBRIDGE STEM CELL INSTITUTE (CSCI)

Stem cells and you

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 10

Cambridge institute for medical research – clinical biochemistry

Progeria: Old before my time. Through a microscope

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 11

NIHR BIORESOURCE for translational research

Bringing people together and leading research through a panel of volunteers

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 12

Heterogeneous

Your genetic data could hold the key to rare disease research

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 13

LifeArc

LifeArc is pioneering new ways to turn great science into greater patient impact

The Future is Bright

MEET THE SCIENTISTS AND COMPANIES DEVELOPING NEW TREATMENTS & CURES

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 14

ABCAM

We’re the folks giving scientists the tools and advice they need

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 15

HORIZON DISCOVERY

World leaders in gene-editing, designing and engineering genetically modified cells

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 16

PFIZER

Here for the rare disease community – Here to listen, learn and make a difference

Changing Perceptions: Empowering People

MEET THE CHARITIES, ARTISTS & HEALTHCARE TEAMS RAISING AWARENESS

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 17

Dagmar Bennett in collaboration with Adam Pearson

Sculpture breaking down barriers

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 18

IMAGINE ID

Assessing genomic impact on Neurodevelopment – research to help families and children now and in the future

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 19

Childhood Tumour Trust

Supporting those with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 to attend camps in the UK and US

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 20

Rare Revolution

Sharing rare news. Be part of the Story

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 21

Teddington Trust

Supporting children with XP, extreme sensitivity to UV

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 22

Muscle Help Foundation

Transforming lives through muscle dreams

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest | Saturday exhibitions 23

Inslusive Design

Inclusive design for inclusive lives

more exhibits to come – keep checking back

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