Finding Hope with a Rare Diagnosis: Q&A with NCATS Rare Diseases Are Not Rare! Challenge Winner Jacob Thompson Dakota Campbell Thu, 01/28/2021 - 15:33
Jacob Thompson

Get to know 2020 NCATS Rare Diseases Are Not Rare! Challenge winner Jacob Thompson, an inspirational speaker, spoken word poet, and hip-hop artist. Thompson’s entry, “Keep on Fighting,” is a spoken word performance to encourage those who are challenged, whether with rare disease or in general, and to raise awareness for rare diseases.

Gaining New Insights on Rare Diseases: Q&A with NCATS Rare Diseases Are Not Rare! Challenge Awardee Ramona Behshad Dakota Campbell Thu, 01/28/2021 - 15:08
Ramona Behshad, MD

Get to know 2020 NCATS Rare Diseases Are Not Rare! Challenge awardee Ramona Behshad, MD, an assistant professor in dermatology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Behshad’s entry, "Rare Disease Photo Challenge,” is a social media campaign to help raise awareness about rare diseases.

Connecting Rare Disease Patient and Research Communities: Q&A with NCATS Rare Diseases Are Not Rare! Challenge Awardee Rachael Baker Dakota Campbell Thu, 01/28/2021 - 12:45
Rachael Baker, PhD

Get to know 2020 NCATS Rare Diseases Are Not Rare! Challenge awardee Rachael Baker, PhD, an assistant professor in chemistry and biochemistry at Calvin University. Baker’s entry, “The Rare Majority Project,” is a social media campaign to help raise awareness of rare diseases and the experiences of people affected by them.