JAXtaposition - Rare Diseases

Contrary to the name, rare diseases are actually fairly common: an estimated 1 in 10 people worldwide are affected at any given time. Rare diseases span a huge range of severities, symptoms and causes, from devastating neuromuscular diseases like ALS to behavioral disorders.

Recordings from past events have been provided below.

  • A new world of opportunity in rare diseases

    JAX neuroscientist Cat Lutz, Ph.D., gives a TED-style talk about strides in rare disease research as part of the Laboratory’s JAXtaposition speaker series.