IRDiRC APRIL 2014 UPDATE

for Executive Committee, Scientific Committees, and Working Groups

IRDiRC new documents 

  • Executive Committee: report of the teleconference held on February 3, 2014.
  • Interdisciplinary Scientific Committee: report of the teleconference held on March 28, 2014.
  • Working Group on Ontologies and rare disease prioritization: report of the teleconference held on January 29, 2014.
  • Working Group on Biotechnology-derived products including cell- & gene-based therapies: report of the teleconference held on January 30, 2014.
  • Working Group on Chemically-derived products including repurposing: report of the teleconference held on February 19, 2014.
  • Working Group on Orphan-drug development and regulatory processes: report of the teleconference held on February 28, 2014. 

 

News published on the website

  • PhenomeCentral: a new matchmaking web portal launched on Rare Disease Day which matches patients with similar genotypes and phenotypes.

 

IRDiRC related calls

 

Website updates

 

New lists of research projects funded by IRDiRC members

 

Other news

  • Isis Pharmaceuticals has officially been accepted as a new member of IRDiRC. Brett Monia is its representative.

Sophie Höhn, Communication manager, IRDiRC Scientific Secretariat IRDiRC, Plateforme Maladies Rares / Rare Disease Platform, 96 rue Didot, 75014 PARIS, FRANCE, Tel: +33 1 56 53 81 37, Fax: +33 1 56 53 81 38