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Sant Joan de Déu, 27 FEB: Nano Rare Diseases Day with Nora Ventosa

On Thursday, 27 February 2020, Nora Ventosa, researcher at the NANOMOL group at ICMAB, and coordinator of the SMART-4-FABRY project will participate in the NanoRare Diseases Day at Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, from 11 am to 1 pm. 

The event is free but registration is needed: http://events.ibecbarcelona.eu/nanorarediseasesday/

About Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day is annually held on the last day of February in more than 100 countries with the main objective of raising awareness about rare diseases and their impact on the life of patients to the general public and in particular to policy makers, public authorities, industry representatives, researchers and professionals. Rare diseases are those that affect less than 1 in 2000 people. There are more than 300 million people living with one or more than more than 6000 rare diseases worldwide identified.

Nano Rare Diseases Day

Among the events organized we wont to mention the Nano Rare Diseases Day held in Barcelona on February 27, organized by the Hospital de Sant Joan de Déu and the NanoMed Spain Platform, where the latest innovations in the field of Nanomedicine for the treatment and diagnosis of these diseases will be announced, with themes ranging from early diagnosis, controlled release of drugs or the development of new therapies. During this day, experts in Nanomedicine from different fields – research, business, clinical practice, health authorities, patients, etc. – will present the latest advances and give us the opportunity to discover the progress generator that Nanomedicine means for health as creator of new opportunities in the diagnosis and treatment of minority diseases.

Nora Ventosa, Scientific Director of NANBIOSIS U6 Biomaterial Processing and Nanostructuring Unit (CIBERBBN-ICMAB-CSIC) will explain the European Smart-4-Fabry Project: use of nanotechnology for the development of a new drug for the treatment of Fabry lysosomal disease where four units of NANBIOSIS colaborate.

Day and Venue:
Thursday, 27 February 2020
From 11 am to 1 pm

Auditori J. Plaza
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu
Passeig de Sant Joan de Déu, 2
08950 Esplugues del Llobregat, Barcelona

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