Call for (virtual) participation – National Rare Genetic Diseases Research Summit (REDRESS – 2022)

Tata Institute for Genetics and Society (TIGS) and Organization for Rare Diseases India (ORDI) is organising the 1st National Rare Diseases Research Summit (REDRESS – 2022) on 24th and 25th of November in Bengaluru. We invite applicants for virtual participation in the research summit

Why participate?

  • REDRESS- 2022 is an indigenous and recurrent platform to bring together all rare genetic disease researchers and stakeholders working for the Indian Rare Disease population.
  • Be a part of a comprehensive group of rare genetic disease researchers in India, with an aim of indigenization and acceleration of diagnostics, therapeutics, and management, through potential cross-disciplinary collaborations.
  • Make your requirements known as a rare genetic disease researcher, by being part of a robust research ecosystem, encompassing science, healthcare, innovation, entrepreneurship, and policy.

To register and participate (virtually) in the research summit
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Program schedule
Day 1 (24th Nov)

10.30 AM Inauguration
11.00 – 11.30 AM Keynote address and Q&A
11.30 – 01.00 PM Session I
India’s journey in Rare Genetic Disease research
01.00 – 02.00 PM Break
02.00 – 03.00 PM Panel Discussion I
Nurturing the ecosystem for the basic and translational research of Rare Genetic Diseases in India
03.00 – 04.30 PM Session II
Rare Genetic Disease treatments: Past, Present and Future
04.30 – 05.30 PM Panel Discussion II
Accelerating Rare Genetic Disease drug development in India
05.30 – 07.00 PM Poster Session

Day 2 (25th Nov)


08.30 – 09.30 AM Poster Session
09.30 – 10.30 AM Session III
Rare Genetic Disease model systems
10.30 – 11.30 AM Session IV
Rare Genetic Disease drug development in India: Success stories
11.30 – 01.00 PM Panel Discussion III
Role of startup innovation ecosystem to accelerate Rare Genetic Disease drug development in India
01.00 -01. 45 PM Break
01.45 – 02.30 PM Journey of Rare Genetic Disease patient advocacy groups in India
02.30 – 03.30 PM Panel Discussion IV
Innovating Rare Genetic Disease clinical trials for India and access to Rare Genetic Disease medications
03.30 – 04.00 PM Way forward from REDRESS-2022
04.00 PM Vote of thanks and closing out