Dear Colleagues

It is a great pleasure to warmly invite you to participate in the upcoming International Conference on the Science & Practice of Rare Diseases (Rare-UK), which will take place 28-29 May 2024 in London, UK. 

RARE-UK will follow on from the success of its predecessors, continuing to address the challenges of Rare Diseases.

RARE-UK is honored to welcome world-renowned speakers, mainly but not exclusively) from the UK, all of whom are experts in the field of Rare Diseases, who will present ground-breaking and cutting-edge news on diagnosis, treatments and networking in Rare Diseases.

Among the topics of RARE-UK there will be sessions on gene therapy, newborn screening, the key role of patients in rare diseases, new diseases identified by exome and whole genome sequencing, challenges of rare disease in 3 different countries from 3 different continents, and the importance of animal models for drug development for rare disease.

RARE-UK will create new opportunities for collaboration and networking between experts from healthcare, academia and industry who all share the passion to advance the field of Rare Diseases.

We look forward to welcoming you once again at Rare-UK in the vibrant and wonderful city of London.


Prof. Ari Zimran
The Gaucher Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Israel
Conference Co-Chair
Dr. Aimee Donald
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust,
Conference Co-Chair