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April 2015

Parent entrepreneurship: when parents start companies to cure their child

April 2, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB21AG United Kingdom

The launch of the Cambridge Rare Disease Network is a discussion on parent entrepreneurship: when parents start companies to cure their child. Confirmed speakers are: Mr Alastair Kent OBE, Director of Genetic Alliance UK; Dr Nick Sireau, Founder of AKU Society and Findacure; Ms Kay Parkinson, Founder of ASUK Society; Dr Will Evans, Trustee of Niemann-Pick Disease Group; Dr Cesare Spadoni, Founder of aPODD Foundation. The event is kindly supported by Genetic Disorders UK, Findacure, Utah Rare, Cambridge Judge Business…

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June 2015

Rare disease diagnostics: bringing genomics to the clinic

June 25, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB21AG United Kingdom

Genomic medicine is changing our world. The rapid decrease of the price of DNA sequencing has opened up numerous new possibilities, and is starting to enter clinical practice. However, even though we understand the genetic causes of 50% of rare diseases, early diagnostics remains a challenge. In the UK, it still takes an average of 6 years and visits to 8 doctors to get a diagnosis, and many people never get an answer at all. By scanning through entire genomes…

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September 2015
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CRDN Summit 2015

September 14, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB21AG United Kingdom

Cambridge Rare Disease Network is holding its first annual conference, the Cambridge Rare Disease Summit 2015, at the Cambridge Judge Business School. We’re bringing together 150 key stakeholders to debate how to best address the huge social and therapeutic unmet needs around rare diseases. Come and join us and add your thoughts, ideas and questions to the day. Themes include: Alternative Funding Strategies New Rare Disease Initiatives on the Horizon the Potential of the Cambridge Cluster Engaging with Pharma. We…

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March 2016
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Rare disease nursing in Cambridge

March 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB21AG United Kingdom

Is there a need for a rare disease home nursing service? Join our debate. Join us on Thursday 17 March to share your views, ideas and solutions at an event chaired by Alastair Kent, Director of Genetic Alliance UK, and hosted by the Cambridge Rare Disease Network.

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October 2016
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CRDN Summit 2016

October 25, 2016
Robinson College, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Following the sell-out success of its first summit in 2015, the Cambridge Rare Disease Network is once again bringing international leaders and local experts together in Cambridge to bridge the gap between research, industry, business and patient groups.

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February 2017
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Rare Disease Day Lecture and Networking Event – 28 Feb 2017

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB21AG United Kingdom

Join us to celebrate the 10th Rare Disease Day on 28 Feb 2017 – Be inspired, network, collaborate

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June 2017
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Parachute Jumping for CRDN

June 4
UK Parachuting Beccles Airfield, Beccles, Norfolk NR34 7XD United Kingdom

Six incredible ladies, Helena Baker, Zoe Napier, Emily Mortimer, Lisa Griffin, Caroline Churn and Juliette Newton will be parachute jumping for CRDN on the 4th June!! We’ll be there to cheer them on and watch them fly at Beccles Airfield, Norfolk. Please help our courageous ladies achieve their £1,800 fundraising target by donating through Helena’s Just Giving page, Emily’s Just Giving Page and Zoe’s Just Just Giving Page So why CRDN?   Helena Baker is Vice President of the Nursing Medical Research Network and…

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