Forest Ray received his PhD in systems biology from Columbia University, where he developed tools to match drug side effects to other diseases. He has since worked as a journalist and science writer, covering topics from rare diseases to the intersection between environmental science and social justice. He currently lives in Long Beach, California.
CMT Australia, a charity association aiming to raise awareness and empower people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) to live their lives to the fullest, has received $10,000 to support the ... Read more
Helixmith has launched a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in South Korea to investigate its gene therapy product Engensis (VM202) for the treatment of muscle symptoms in people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth ... Read more
The EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases has launched a nationwide National Burden of Rare Disease Survey to measure the full implications, economic and social, of living with rare disease ... Read more
The Alexion Charitable Foundation has awarded $1.1 million in grants to programs that support those with rare diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization recently announced. The grants will ... Read more
The Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI) recently created a Rare Disease Diversity Coalition focused on reducing racial disparities in the rare disease community. Getting a timely and accurate diagnosis ... Read more
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