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    Bettina, thank you for taking the time for this interview today. MPNE is one of the Share4Rare project partners and is launching a research project into the burden of melanoma on the platform. Could
  • Meeting the partners — World Duchenne Organization

    The World Duchenne Organization (WDO) is one of the two patient organisations joining Share4Rare as project partner. Dimitrios Athanasiou, WDO board member and father of a boy with Duchenne, did not
  • Wednesday is Share4Rare User Day

    In 2020 hundreds of people from 50 countries were connected in the Share4Rare community. The pandemic has forced us to include technology in our day to day life and you may have some doubts about the
  • Report - 3rd day of the International Congress on the Effects of COVID-19 in People with Rare Diseases

    The challenge of undiagnosed patients: challenges and needs Dr. Marcelo Andrade opened the first table of the third day of the congress. This paediatrician at the Sant Joan de Déu Hospital explained
  • Report - 2nd day of the International Congress on the Effects of COVID-19 in People with Rare Diseases

    Emotional support to the affected people: the role of patient organizations and virtual communities Roberta Anido de Pena (president of FADEPOF) opened the session with a panel that discussed the role
  • Report - 1st day of the International Congress on the Effects of COVID-19 in People with Rare Diseases

    The opening of the congress was led by Patricia García, medical director of the Garrahan Hospital, a reference centre for rare diseases in Argentina. García explained the challenge that COVID-19
  • An Interview with Marjolein van Kessel — President of Naevus Global

    Thank you, Marjolein, for taking the time to be interviewed! Could you please give us a bit of background about congenital melanocytic naevi and the issues associated with them? A congenital
  • International Congress on the Effects of COVID-19 on People with Rare Diseases

    The International Congress on the Effects of COVID-19 on People with Rare Diseases will be held on November 9-11th 2020 and it is organized by the Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children's Hospital
  • World Duchenne Awareness Day: "Together, we are stronger"

    This year's awareness campaign ‘Together, we are stronger’ was translated in 15 languages and collected over 1,000,000 views globally. This impressive number was reached due to an amazing
  • Data for a difference — The Share4Rare research feature for patient organisations

    Violeta Astratinei is a Ph.D. biologist with a background in environmental research. After she lost her sister to melanoma in 2014, she became a core member of Melanoma Patient Network Europe, MPNE
  • Gemma Marfany: "Researchers, patients and families must come together to fight rare diseases"

    Gemma Marfany is a professor in the Department of Genetics at the University of Barcelona (UB) and head of Unit U718 at CIBERER, the Spanish biomedical research centre for rare diseases. She is also a