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Capitol Hill briefing showcases rare disease research

On March 9, a standing-room only crowd of congressional staff, research advocates, and scientists attended the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Capitol Hill briefing on rare disease research and the critical role the National Institutes of Health plays in supporting discovery. The briefing was organized in cooperation with Congressmen Scott Peters and… Read More »

Save the date: Capitol Hill briefing on rare disease research

On Thursday, March 9, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) will host an educational briefing on rare disease research and the important role of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in supporting basic science to improve human health. Rare diseases, also known as orphan diseases, are those that affect fewer than 200,000… Read More »