Rare Diseases Symposium

2nd Crick Rare Diseases Conference

Following last year's inaugural meeting, we are very pleased to be hosting the second Crick Rare Diseases Conference to be held at the Crick on 28 February to mark World Rare Diseases Day 2023.

Expert speakers from across the UK Rare Diseases community will present their latest research. This conference is aimed at scientists, clinician scientists and doctors

Registration is required. This will be an in-person meeting only.



Confirmed speakers

Prof Siddharth Banka

Professor of Genomic Medicine and Rare Diseases, University of Manchester 

Dr Helen Brittain

Clinical Lead for Rare Disease Diagnostics, Genomics England 

Sergi Castellano

Prof Sergi Castellano

Professor of Genomics, UCL

Antoine de Fougerolles

Dr Antoine de Fougerolles

CEO, Evox Therapeutics 

Paul Gissen

Prof Paul Gissen

Professor of Paediatric Metabolic Diseases, UCL and Great Ormond St Hospital for Chlidren

Steve Hart

Prof Steve Hart

Professor in Molecular Genetics, UCL

Veronica Kinsler

Prof Veronica Kinsler 

Francis Crick Institute & UCL

Hannah Mitchison

Prof Hannah Mitchison

Professor of Molecular Medicine, UCL

Mariya Moosajee

Prof Mariya Moosajee

Professor of Molecular Ophthalmology, UCL and the Francis Crick Institute

Paul Nioi

Dr Paul Nioi

Vice President, Discovery and Translational Research, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Prof Mina Ryten

Professor of Clinical Genetics, UCL and Great Ormond St Hospital for Children 

Steffen Schubert

Dr Steffen Schubert

VP Drug Discovery, Silence Therapeutics

Rob Semple

Prof Rob Semple

Professor of Translational Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Alan Warren

Prof Alan Warren

Professor of Haematology, University of Cambridge 

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