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RAREfest22

Sat 26th Nov

10:00 – 16:00

Cambridge

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Science • Technology • Community •Arts
RAREfest22 Multi-sensory, hands on exhibits for the experts, the curious, for all ages, for everyone! 

Gaining insight: Joining the dots

Scientists and researchers uncovering the biology of rare diseases so we can spot and treat them better

mitochondria exhibit RAREfest22

MRC – Microbiology Unit (MBU) University of Cambridge

Try your hand at DNA fishing and dump mutants in the mtDNA dustbin

Image of brain with a glow around it on an irridescant blue/purple background

Cancer Research UK – Gilbertson LAB

Can I pick your brain? Be a brain surgeon for the day

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 1

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR) 

Rare diseases under the microscope. Come and have a peek inside human cells

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 2

NIHR RARE DISEASE BIORESOURCE 

How do our genes influence health and disease?

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 3

Cambridge children’s hospital 

A new hospital for the East of England – a whole new way

rescape VR headset

LifeArc

Making life science life changing. Bridging the gap between the lab and the patient 

The Future is Bright

Meet the scientists and companies  driving the genomic revolution

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 4

East Genomics

The powerhouse of genomics testing

DNA game RAREfest22

Cambridge Children’s Research Institute

Can we all be the same yet all be unique?

Solving today’s health challenges with innovation 

Technology solutions for better lives

Sensmart exhibitor image

SENSMART

Multi-sensory solutions keeping people with communication difficulties  healthy & hydrated

Boy in blue tshirt holding virtual relaity headset to his eyes and stretching arm out while smiling

EasterN AHSN

Great ideas into positive health impact.  Using innovation to solve rare disease challenges 

Black and teak image of a graphic circular genetic map

HEALX

Creating AI-driven, patient-inspired treatments. Which gene(s) play a role in which rare disease?

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 5

Little journey

Reducing the anxiety of hospital visits through engaging, interactive, child-friendly apps

Boy doingcrispr experiment at Rare fest 2018

HORIZON DISCOVERY

Leaders in gene-editing and modulation to help scientists on the path from research to therapy

white dandelion clock on black background

Newcastle University Rare Disease Showcase

Newcastle Uni Rare Disease Centre of Research Excellence & HDBR biobank & more

Making Rare Diseases Seen and Heard 

Charities, artists & researchers changing perceptions

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 6

Difference

Dagmar Bennett in collaboration with actor, Adam Pearson – photography and film

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 7

Cambridge Rare Disease Network

CamRARE – uniting the rare disease community to solve rare challenges

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 8

Brighton & Sussex Medical School

The Arts of rare disease

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 9

Rare Youth Revolution

Am I invisible to you? Hidden illness is a common challenge for young people with rare condtions

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 10

Same But Different

A brand new photography exhibition has its UK launch at #RAREfest22!

A cartoon zebra next to a speech bubble with rare pateitn voice written inside

Rare Patient Voice

Who knows better than you about your journey and experiences? You deserve to be heard

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 11

Rarity Life

 Inclusive, unifying content by those living with rare diseases, disability and cancer

a collage of 9 portrait paitnings of children with rare diseases

Beyond the Diagnosis

Unites art and science to inspire research and innovation

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREfest22 | Exhibits 12

Rare Disease Nurse Network

Sharing knowledge, creating networks and supporting care

more exhibits to come – keep checking back