The ERICA 2nd General Assembly took place in Bologna, Italy as a hybrid meeting.
We had three productive days full of interactive sessions and we are thankful for everyone’s active contributions both in Bologna and remotely.
All the presentations are now available at the ERICA Website Download ERICA 2nd GA Summary Report
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Presentations 2GA Bologna
EJP RD Bring Your Own Omics Data workshop (BYOOD) workshop (17th-18th November 2022, Nijmegen, NL)
ERNs needs on data analysis (pre-registration)
The Bring Your Own Omics Data workshop (BYOOD) workshop ( 17th-18th November 2022) is aiming to help ERNs to optimise and integrate their omics data, initiate network analysis, and continue collaborations with the data analysis team.
If you are part of the ERN, please help the EJP RD workshop organising team to further understand what your ERNs needs on data analysis are and complete this pre-registration from by the 2nd of September 2022 through the following link (takes [...]
On June 30th, 2022 EJP RD has launch the Innovation Management Toolbox (IMT), a free-to-use and curated reference library of resources in rare disease translational medicine that will provide investigators with self-help resources specific to their needs. The database will be maintained actively!
Learn about the IMT: https://www.ejprarediseases.org/innovation-management-toolbox/ Access the IMT: https://imt.ejprarediseases.org/
Video tutorial for users: https://youtu.be/H92b6WEWFhw
The webinar on “Composite endpoints including patient relevant endpoints (Quality of Life)” is now available here
In this webinar you will learn about:
The procedures to combine multiple endpoints and its limitations The properties and the flexibility of the class of generalized pairwise comparison tests The potential advantages and disadvantages of designing a clinical trial in rare disease with generalized pairwise comparisons primary analysis
You can watch also webinar on Randomization procedures in Rare Disease Clinical Trials here.
All the available ERN Research related webinars: https://erica-rd.eu/events/webinars/
The Blackswan Foundation , IRDiRC and EJPRD are hosting the 7th RE(ACT) Congress and 5th IRDiRC Conference that 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 [...]
University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG) and Fondazione Telethon (FTELE) along with other EJP RD partners are organizing an EJP RD Training Workshop titled “Genetic Biobanks for Rare Disease Research” targeted at biomedical researchers, medical professionals, and biobank managers who want to learn about genetic biobanks in rare disease research.
The training workshop will take place over two days on June 14th – 15th from 09.00 – 17.00 CET.
The training workshop is organized as a series of lectures presented by experts in the specific topics. The first day of the training will focus on Data Management [...]
New: continuous enrollment
The third run of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) “Diagnosing Rare Diseases: from the Clinic to Research and back” co-developed by EJP RD, ERN Ithaca, ERN GENTURIS and the French Foundation for Rare Diseases has opened on April 18th.
Registration is free and open at this link.
We specifically encourage medical and biomedical science students to register and follow the MOOC. The topics covered include:
The diagnostic process and the types of genetic tests available for rare diseases The differences in rare genetic diseases patient pathways Technological advances for diagnostic research The [...]
Happy to share: the birth of the Journal of Rare Diseases (JORD) published by Springer Journal of Rare Diseases is an open access, peer-reviewed journal with clinical and basic research interests in rare and genetic diseases. The journal welcomes submissions in all fields of rare diseases. In addition to original research articles, the journal publishes reviews, letters to the editor, case reports, and short communication, thereby providing a forum for discussions on cutting edge perspectives in the field of rare diseases.
Uniquely dedicated journal to rare diseases in the region. Growing interest and steadily increasing publications in the field [...]
EJP RD is glad to announce that today (May 2nd) the opening of the call for Research Mobility Fellowships, which aims to support PhD students, postdocs and medical doctors in training to undertake scientific visits fostering specialist research training outside their countries of residence.
Deadline: 13 June
The exchange can be carried out (1) within the same ERN (Full Members and Affiliated Partners), (2) between different ERNs (Full Members and Affiliated Partners), or (3) between ERN Full Members / Affiliated Partners and non-ERN institutions.
Either home or host (secondment) institution must be a Full Member or Affiliated Partner of an [...]