• Thu
    06
    Oct
    2022
    Fri
    07
    Oct
    2022
    Paris, France

    We are pleased to announce that VASCERN DAYS 2022 will take place from 6 to 7th of October 2022 in Paris, France.

    The VASCERN DAYS is an annual seminar of the network. This year, we will host 150 participants over this 2-day event including healthcare professionals from our Healthcare Provider (HCP) Full Members and Affiliated Partners, patient advocates from the VASCERN ePAG and various stakeholders representing DG SANTE (European Commission), FAVA-Multi (The French Network for Rare Vascular Diseases)EURORDIS, members of our VASCERN Registries Project teamEJP-RD, Fondation AP-HP, AP-HP Bichat Hospital , Orphanet and more!

    This event is only for VASCERN Full Members, Affiliated Partners and Patient Advocates.

    Don't miss live tweets throughout the event on Twitter: #VASCERNDays2022

    Access the full, detailed program here
  • Tue
    11
    Oct
    2022
    Brussels, Belgium

    It is a great pleasure to invite you to the third edition of the Innovation Bootcamp in Rare Diseases (IBRD2022) congress in Brussels, which will be held on October 11th, 2022.

    The target audience of this event includes all professionals involved in the prevention, treatment and diagnosis of rare diseases and orphan drug research and development, including researchers, clinicians, pharma, policy makers and patient representatives.

    The program includes the following sessions:

    • Tackling delay in diagnostics
    • Newborn screening & improvement of prevention
    • The impact of patient organisations
    • Pricing of Orphan drugs and true cost of illness
    • Regulatory & access challenges in orphan drugs

    For more information and registration: https://congresscare.eventsair.com/innovation-bootcamp-in-rare-diseases-ibrd22/

  • Wed
    19
    Oct
    2022
    Fri
    21
    Oct
    2022
    Online

    As part of the training activities proposed by the EJP RD, a 3-day training course titled “Quality assurance, variant interpretation and data management in the NGS diagnostics era” is being organised by Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, in close collaboration with EJP-RD task partners, aimed the international research community: clinicians, medical specialist, laboratory scientists (EBMG-registered), junior laboratory scientists, clinical geneticists, policy makers and assessors for laboratory accreditation, and patient representatives with a basic knowledge in biology or medicine.

    The fully online event will take place from October 19th – 21th.

    Registration is currently open until August, 15th 2022. As the training course is limited to 30 attendees, respondents who are not selected will be kept on a waiting list until 7 October 2022.

    More information and registration here: https://www.ejprarediseases.org/event/quality-assurance-variant-interpretation-and-data-management-in-the-ngs-diagnostics-era-3/

  • Fri
    28
    Oct
    2022
    Sat
    29
    Oct
    2022
    Netherlands

    SAVE THE DATE! The CMTC-OVM (Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita and Other Vascular Malformations) association invites you to their Global members’ conference & 25th anniversary that will take place on 28 – 29 October 2022 in the Netherlands.

    More information and registration here.

  • Sat
    05
    Nov
    2022
    Charenton-le-Pont, France

    In the context of EJP RD’s ERN Workshops, a face-to-face workshop entitled “Rhabdoid tumors in clinic and research: From basic biology to the patient bed” aimed at discussing the current clinical standard of treatment in rhabdoid tumors, as well as the controversies in the rhabdoid tumors regimen is being organized by Dr. Pascal Johann of the Universitätsklinikum Augsburg.

    The in-person event will take place on November 5th, 2022 in the Hotel Novotel at 3-5, Place des Marseillais in Charenton-le-Pont.

    Registration is open here, and closes on July 31st. Those selected to participate from among the applicants will be informed by August 15th of their selection.

    The workshop is open by prior registration and selection to both PhD or Master students from the life sciences and MD students or residents, although advanced-stage PIs or physicians with more extensive clinical experience are invited to join. All participants must be affiliated to an ERN Full Member or affiliated Partner institution.

    The training workshop is free of charge and the training methodology will be based on working in small groups, each one dedicated to a specific question in rhabdoid tumor research and “inverted classroom learning”, wherein the organisors will provide publications prior to the workshop and expect participants to have gained an overview on the topics which will be discussed beforehand. In the second part of the workshop, summaries from each working group will be presented (peer-peer learning), in order for all participants to discern take home messages for each of the major topics.

    More information herehttps://www.ejprarediseases.org/event/rhabdoid-tumors-in-clinic-and-research-from-basic-biology-to-the-patient-bed/

  • Thu
    10
    Nov
    2022
    Fri
    11
    Nov
    2022
    Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Via Giano della Bella, 34 – Rome, Italy

    As part of the training activities proposed by EJP RD, an international course entitled “Training for patient representatives and advocates on leadership and communication skills” is a 2-day training programme organised by Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) in close collaboration with EJP-RD task partners, open to patient representatives involved in the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs), including members of the European Patients Advisory Groups (ePAGS), and other RD patient advocates.

    The in-person training will take place from November 10th – 11th at ISS in Rome, Italy.

    The training course may be adapted to an online format in case of uncertainty due to the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic, or of other adverse conditions that might occur. In case of face-to-face delivery, the organisers have foreseen

    • hotel accommodation for all selected participants
    • 4 travel and accommodation fellowships for participants living and working in an EU-13 Country or in Turkey.

    Registration is currently open but will close on April 13th. The training is limited to 30 attendees, those chosen to participate from among the applicants will be informed by May 3rd, with a reserve list open until May 20th (if the training is delivered face-to-face) or September 9th (in case of online delivery).

    More information and registration herehttps://www.ejprarediseases.org/event/training-for-patient-representatives-and-advocates-on-leadership-and-communication-skills/

  • Thu
    01
    Dec
    2022
    Fri
    02
    Dec
    2022
    Paris, France

    The International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC) and the European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) are jointly organizing a two-day conference on clinical research networks (CRNs) for rare diseases, which will take place on December 1 and 2.

    The objective of this conference is to gather experts from different continents to increase mutual knowledge on CRNs structure, activities and identify pathways to stimulate collaboration and interoperability of these networks.  

    It is not possible anymore to register for in-person participation. To register for online participation, please complete this registration form

    Find more information here.

  • Tue
    31
    Jan
    2023
    Fri
    03
    Feb
    2023
    Brussels, Belgium

    V.A. Cure network are pleased to invite you to VAC 2023, our international conference on Vascular Anomalies, which will be held in Brussels from 31 January to 3 February 2023. The conference is organized by the V.A. Cure network, an EU-MSCA-ITN project that performs vascular research with the aim to find new treatment strategies for vascular anomalies.

    VAC 2023 is about the latest developments in basic, translational and clinical research in vascular anomalies. With lectures by top experts in these fields and many opportunities for networking, it will be a unique occasion to exchange knowledge among key players in the chain from fundamental research to clinical applications.

    We hope to see you in Brussels!

    More information and registration: https://vacure-conference.net/

  • Wed
    15
    Mar
    2023
    Sat
    18
    Mar
    2023
    Berlin, Germany

    EJP RD is pleased to announce that the next edition of the 7th RE(ACT) Congress and 5th IRDiRC Conference will be held in person in Berlin, Germany from March 15th – 18th, 2023.

    The joint event “RE(ACT) Congress and IRDiRC Conference 2023” aims to bring together scientific leaders and experts and young scientists from various breakthrough scientific fields to present cutting-edge research, exchange ideas, and discuss rare diseases research policies. Patients and patient organizations committed to research will also be in attendance to share their experiences and perspectives.

    The RE(ACT) Congress and IRDiRC Conference 2023 represents an exciting program with outstanding speakers and an in-person event with multiple ways of networking!

    We look forward to welcoming you to Berlin in March 2023. More information here: https://www.ejprarediseases.org/save-the-date-react-congress-and-irdirc-conference-2023/

  • Tue
    13
    Jun
    2023
    Thu
    15
    Jun
    2023
    Nottingham, UK

    Save the date! We are pleased to announce that the 11th International Lymphoedema Framework Conference will take place on 13 – 15 June 2023 in Nottingham, UK. The venue is the East Midlands Conference Centre, University of Nottingham.

    The conference is organised in collaboration with the Welsh framework, Lymphoedema Wales.

    An inspiring scientific programme is being prepared with plenty of possibilities for gaining new knowledge and sharing experiences about lymphoedema and related disorders, and for networking with health care professionals and patients from all over the world.

    More information will soon be available on the website.

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