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March
1

Rare Disease Day at NIH 2018

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Science
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience

Rare Disease Day takes place worldwide to raise awareness among policymakers and the public about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. Each year, the National Institutes of Health (NIH)'s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and the NIH Clinical Center sponsor Rare Disease Day at NIH as part of this global observance.

February
23

Reddit "Ask Me Anything": National Human Genome Research Institute, Virtual Reality in Genomics

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) within the National Institutes of Health will hold a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" event titled "Virtual Reality in Genomics". 

February
22

Webinar: NASEM Human Genome Editing — Latest Developments and Advancements

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Other
  • Genetics/Genomics

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) and the Biotechnology Innovation Organization will hold a public webinar titled "Human Genome Editing — Latest Developments and Advancements". The webinar will discuss issues and recommendations discussed in the 2017 NASEM report on human genome editing, breakthroughs and next steps in gene editing of somatic cells, and the regulatory framework for therapies that make use of genome editing.