Brains for Brain Foundation is proud to announce that  the Consortium Assembly of the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC) has voted to appoint Maurizio Scarpa as a member of the IRDiRC Therapies Scientific Committee. 

IRDiRC teams up researchers and organisations investing in rare diseases research in order to achieve two main objectives – to deliver 200 new therapies for rare diseases and the means to diagnose most rare diseases by the year 2020. A new set of goals for 2017-2027 has been finalised and just  announced.