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Join us as we celebrate Rare Disease Day

February 23, 2019

The Health Museum of Houston
515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004
9 am - 1 pm

February 28, 2019

Texas CHildren's Hospital
Auxiliary Bridge
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Did you know?

  • A disease is defined as rare when it affects fewer than 200,000 Americans
  • Currently there are more than 6,000 existing rare diseases
  • Rare diseases as a whole affect about 25 million people in the United States
  • 80% of rare diseases have identified genetic origins
  • Individually, these conditions are rare, but collectively, they are common
Friday, February 8, 2019