Larry Luxner, senior correspondent for Rare Disease Advisor, interviews Edward Neilan, MD, chief medical officer at the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). This is a new position at NORD, which serves as the umbrella organization for some 330 disease-specific patient advocacy groups. NORD also sponsors the annual Rare Diseases and Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit, which this year takes place virtually Oct. 18-19.

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