RE(ACT) Congress 2018 – 7-8-9-10 MARCH 2018 )




The BLACKSWAN Foundation in collaboration with E-RARE, both active in supporting research in the field of rare diseases, are proud to present the RE(ACT) Congress 2018. The 4th international congress on research of rare and orphan diseases will take place from 7th to 10th March 2018 at the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute – Codivilla-Putti Research Institute in Bologna, Italy, a superb setting for stimulating learning, exchanges and networking.

The conference sessions will explore cutting-edge research on conditions that affect children and adults. 
The following topics will be discussed:
•    Opportunities in rare diseases around the world
•    NGS and undiagnosed rare diseases
•    Pathophysiology
•    Gene and cell therapy
•    Neurological diseases

The aim of the RE(ACT) Congress is to improve knowledge transfer and facilitate networking opportunities for collaborations among researchers, patients and the industry. 

This will also help to further understanding more common diseases and to encourage clear insights from the scientific community in universities and industry.

Confirmed speakers of the RE(ACT) Congress include: 

STIVILL Xavier, Chair of the Genetics Program in the Experimental Genetics Division of Sidra Medical and Research Centre.

GARATTINI Silvio, director of the Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri.

LODISH Harvey F. Founding Member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Professor of Biology and Professor of Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

We have the pleasure to announce that registrations to the RE(ACT) Congress 2018 are open.
We remind you that those who register before October 31st 2017 can take advantage of the early bird fee.