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Rare Diseases Workshop at DG RTD - 12 and 13 April 2005

  1. Highlights of the discussion and recommendations ( PDF )

  2. Workshop presentations :
  • DG RTD activities in the field of Rare Diseases ( PDF )
  • EU Public Health Programme and action on rare diseases ( PDF )
  • FP5 RTD project (The pemphigoids, autoimmune blistering diseases of the skin and mucosae: immunopathogenic mechanisms, prognostic and diagnostic markers) & FP6 CA project (Rare genetic skin diseases: advancing diagnosis, management and awareness through a European network) ( PDF )
  • FP5 Thematic Network around cystic fibrosis and related diseases & FP6 Network of Excellence EUROGENTEST on Genetic testing in Europe ( PDF )
  • FP6 Integrated Project on Spinocerebellar Ataxias (EUROSCA): Pathogenesis, genetics, animal models and therapy ( PDF )
  • The EURORDIS Position Paper on Research Priorities for the 7th Framework Programme ( PDF )