NORD honors advocates of #RareDisease patients

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NORD celebrates those who have made a difference in the lives of rare disease patients


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NORD honors advocates of Rare disease patients world orphan drug congress usa This Tuesday, May 15, the National Organization for Rare Disorders will hold the awards ceremony for its Partners in Progress Celebration. The ceremony will be held at Union Station in Washington, D.C.


NORD will acknowledge those who have made a difference in the field of rare disease treatment. "Members of the U.S. Congress, patient advocates, medical researchers and companies" that have worked to make progress and help those affected by rare diseases will be celebrated.


Peter L. Saltonstall of NORD commented, “This is NORD’s opportunity to celebrate excellence and to say thank you on behalf of the patient community to those who have advanced the cause during the previous year…We look forward to this event each year, and we truly appreciate the accomplishments it honors."


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Involved in the rare disease field? Check out out World Orphan Drug Congress USA 2013, taking place April in Washington, D.C.