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From The Valley of Death to The Valley of Cures – NIH TRND Program Supports Multiple Rare Diseases

November 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Featured Stories

Thank you Dr. Francis Collins, Dr. Chris Austin, Dr. John McKew and others at the NIH who are all involved in driving the National Institutes of Health’s Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) program forward. TRND has been a huge success since launching five pilot projects last year, including one program that focuses on […]

Why Rare Diseases Will Help Us Solve Common Diseases

January 9, 2009 by  
Filed under Health Care Policy

The Key To The Closet Is The Key to the Kingdom: A Common Lesson of Rare Diseases How can understand more about the most common diseases that affect mankind.  By looking at the rarest diseases. This story takes us back…… Nearly twenty centuries ago, the Roman poet Juvenal wrote in The Satires about “a rare […]