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Who knows what in rare disease? Engagement, information and communication

As part of the work on the NI Rare Disease Plan, NIRDP has been running a series of Workshops across Northern Ireland, and an Online Survey, to identify information needs in relation to rare disease issues; what information is currently … Continue reading

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Ataxia

Rare Disease “Research into Practice” Series Ataxia: Translating Research into Practice 17 February 2017 Grosvenor Hall, Glengall Street, Belfast BT12 5AD NIRDP has joined forces with Ataxia UK and with the support of the Public Health Agency’s Research and Development … Continue reading

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Great News! NI’s RD Implementation Plan and Genomic Medicine Centre Announced

Minister Simon Hamilton today  announced a £3.3m investment into the creation of an innovative Northern Ireland Genomics Medicine Centre (NIGMC); and formally launched the Northern Ireland Rare Disease Implementation Plan: wonderful news for patients, carers, and clinicians living and working with rare … Continue reading

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What’s On: Coming Events..

Just to keep you all informed- here are two of the rare disease related events which are coming up this month! The second All Ireland Neuromuscular Research and Information Sharing Day is being held in Riddell Hall, Belfast, on 16th May … Continue reading

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Collagen – Why Do We Need It?

With support from the Research and Development Division of the Public Health Agency, and in collaboration with the Regional Medical Genetics Service and QUAMS, we are bringing  two external, internationally recognised experts on Connective Tissue disorders and translational genomic medicine, to … Continue reading

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