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10th International Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs (ICORD)

10th International Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs (ICORD)
Thursday, October 15, 2015

The 10th International Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs (ICORD) entitled "A decade of discoveries and current challenges in the world of RD and OD" will take place in Mexico City, October 15-16, 2015.This ICORD meeting will be connected to two other significant events in the week of October 12-16 which is designated “Global Rare Diseases Week, Mexico 2015” and promoted by the local hosts Proyecto Pide un Deseo Mexico, PPuDM, and the Mexican Federation of Rare Diseases, FEMEXER. The ICORD conference, 15-16 October, will end the Global Rare Diseases Week, which will start 12 October with 4th Latin American meeting of Rare Diseases, ER2015LA and The Discoveries & Innovations in Orphan Drugs congress (D&IOD) 13-14 October. All three meetings will be developed in a coordinated format to incorporate all the main topics of interest for rare diseases and orphan drugs. This week of “Discoveries and Findings” will emphasise the needs and possible solutions for rare diseases.

The ICORD meeting will concentrate on global policies and successful models of many aspects of rare diseases to be expanded to more countries and regions. The ICORD sessions provide opportunities for researchers, regulatory, industry and patient organization groups to express their special needs and develop joint activities. The conference proceedings will be published in the journal Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs, allowing all contributors to expand their links and outreach.

Abstract deadline (Extended): July 15, 2015

The conference program and abstract submission guidelines are available at the ICORD website as well as on the conference website.

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