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NORD Rare Disease Summit, Online Oct. 18-19, Open for Registration

Registration is now open for the 2021 Rare Diseases and Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit, which will be held virtually Oct. 18–19. The event, also known as the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) Summit, brings the rare disease community together to network and discuss developments in treatments and research into…

31 Days of SMA: I Write to Offer a Unique Perspective

Photo courtesy of Chaz Hayden Day 4 of 31 This is Chaz Hayden’s (@thechazhayden) story: Hey, friends! My name is Chaz, I’m 25 years old, and I have SMA type 1. I’m a soon-to-be-published author with my debut novel, The First Thing About You, releasing in fall…

31 Days of SMA: The Pandemic Gave Me Time to Rest

Photo courtesy of Ainaa Farhanah Amali Day 3 of 31 This is Ainaa Farhanah Amali’s (@ainaafrhanah) story: “Sweet, sour, salty, mixed” — that’s how I describe Year 2 of the COVID-19 pandemic, which of course has not ended yet. Last year, when the first cases were announced, many…