5th Conference on Clinical Research for Rare Diseases

Date

Thursday, October 4, 2018 (All day)

Organized By

Rare Clinical Diseases Research Network

Event Details

Despite their rarity, many fundamental advances in medicine have come from the study of rare diseases and these have benefited common diseases. In order to assure the future of this research, the training of the next generation of investigators in this field is important.

Who should attend: 

New investigators, trainees, junior faculty, and others interested in rare disease research methodology.

Abstract & Poster Session:

Attendees will have the opportunity to present their work throughsubmission of an abstract and inclusion of a poster session;investigators working on rare diseases will provide feedback and advice.

In addition, attendees will:

  • Meet key leaders in rare diseases research.
  • Engage in formal and informal networking and idea-generation with other trainees and investigators.
  • Discuss career development and strategic planning for academic success.
  • Explore research collaborations.

Registration & Travel Awards:

Registration is $100 and includes: meals, refreshment breaks, and meeting materials. Travel awards of $750 are available on a competitive basis.

For full program details, registration material, and travel award application please visit: www.rdcrn.org/conference. 

Location

Hilton Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, Rockville, MD

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