The RE(ACT) Congress

Date & Time 7-10 March 2018
Address Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli
Via di Barbiano, 1,
40136 Bologna BO,
Location Bologna, Italy

The RE(ACT) Congress – International Congress on Research of Rare and Orphan Diseases was initiated in 2012 by the BLACKSWAN Foundation to create a human platform to scale up scientific cooperation on rare and orphan disease.

The congress aims to bring together world leaders and young scientist from a variety of breaking through scientific field to present cutting edge research, to discuss results and to exchange ideas. Moreover, many patients and patient organization, which are committed in research, will be present to share their experience.

In its three editions, the RE(ACT) Congress brought together almost 1,500 people to discuss research into rare diseases and the development of active substances to treat them. What made the congress unique was the interdisciplinary collaboration. Scientists from different disciplines – stem cell researchers, geneticists, biochemists, clinicians and pharmacists – exchanged information with patient organizations.

For more information or to register interest visit RE(ACT)

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