Ok, so it might not be as good of a catch phrase as Hugh Grant’s ‘Love actually is all around,’ but hear me out because it’s true. We all know that rare diseases are individually rare, but collectively common. As it turns out, they are pretty commonly found all around us too – we just don’t always notice them straightaway. This week’s blog highlights just how common rare diseases are in everyday life!
Seeking similarities in difference: How COVID-19 has highlighted the dual importance of individual experience and unifying commonality in rare disease research
This week’s blog was written by Remarez Sheehan, a 4th year medical student from the University of Oxford. Remarez entered The 2020 Student Voice Prize and was shortlisted for the brilliant essay “Seeking similarities in difference: How COVID-19 has highlighted the dual importance of individual experience and unifying commonality in rare disease research.” Read Remarez’s essay now!
This is the year that you reach new milestones, as either a mentee or mentor on the Patient Group Mentoring Programme! Make 2021 the year of growth. Increase your confidence, knowledge and skills alongside your fellow rare disease patient groups and advocates. Learn why you should apply now!
Still haven’t claimed your FREE ticket to Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases 2021? Here’s 5 reasons why you should attend on the 15th – 16th June.