The Girl Who Turned to Bone
Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.
By Carl Zimmer
Below is the article Carl Zimmer wrote that was published by The Atlantic.
On Monday, June 10th Jeannie Peeper the President and Founder of the IFOPA and Carl Zimmer were interviewed by Neal Conan on National Public Radio (NPR) Talk of the Nation to discuss The Promise In Unraveling The Mysteries Of Rare Diseases. To listen to the podcast of this interview or read the transcript please click on this link http://www.npr.org/2013/06/10/190398619/the-promise-in-unraveling-the-mysteries-of-rare-diseases
Today, June 13th 2013, the IFOPA board, members and staff are please to know changes are being made to help children and adults around the world who have a rare disease. Together we will find a cure to FOP!
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