ERN background

Why rare diseases?

13 Jul 2017

Between 5 000 and 8 000 rare diseases affect the daily lives of around 30 million people in the EU. For example, in the field of oncology alone, there …

Recent activities

Application for our translational summer school opens

12 Jan 2018

We are delighted to announced that applications are now being taken for our five-day summer school which will be held in Newcastle, UK 2-6th July 2018 …

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EU Commission


“EURO-NMD is one of the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) approved by the ERN Board of Member States. The ERNs are supported by the European Commission. For more information about the ERNs and the EU health strategy, please visit ec.europa.eu/health/ern