The conduct of clinical research in rare diseases is essential.

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.

Attendees have the opportunity to:

    • 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.

Learn More: Information from 2012 Conference | Background and Goals | About the RDCRN