EVENTS

See, Hear, Smile!

2 Weeks left until Early Bird Deadline! Are you a professional who’s interested in eyes, ears and teeth of people with OI? Or basilar invagination (BI)? Do you yourself have issues related to this? Then we invite you to take part in our seminar See, Hear, Smile! from June 14th – 15th in Riga, Latvia.…

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MEDICAL

Share your experience with treatments

HAVE YOU EVER RECEIVED TREATMENT FOR YOUR OI? Then OIFE & EURORDIS is interested in hearing from you. Take 10 minutes to complete the new #RareBarometer survey on your experience of rare disease treatments and share your views. Survey available here in 23 languages: http://bit.ly/eurordis-survey NOTE! New this time is that you don’t have to…

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CONFERENCES

OIFE at Mereo

On January 22nd 2019 OIFE was invited to the pharmaceutical company Mereo Biopharma in London to talk about OI from the perspective of people who have OI themselves. OIFE was represented by Honorary Member Taco van Welzenis, who also talked about how the OI-community is organized and what is important for us in research and…

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Q for qualityRESEARCH

Survey on respiratory function & OI

The OIFE would like to bring your attention to a research study investigating cardiopulmonary outcomes and quality of life in adults with OI. The clinical examination part is only recruiting people from the USA. But the internet based questionnaire/survey is open for any person with OI 18 years of age or older as long as…

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RESEARCH

Research Interview – “Pain and OI”

Interview with Rubén Muñoz Cortés, psychologist of Fundación AHUCE Who are you? I am Rubén Muñoz Cortés. I live in Valencia, Spain. I am a psychologist with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology. I am a PhD candidate in Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Valencia. Throughout my career, I have…

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MEDICAL

Consensus paper physiotherapy

On the occasion of the 13th International Conference on Osteogenesis imperfecta in August 2017 an expert panel was convened to develop an international consensus paper regarding physical rehabilitation in children and adolescents with Osteogenesis imperfecta. The paper has now been published. The project was initiated by OIFE’s supporting member Care4BrittleBones, but OIFE assisted with spreading…

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ERN Bond group photoCONFERENCES

News from ERN-BOND

On the occasion of Rare Disease Day (February 28th) the European Reference Network for Rare Bone Disorders (ERN-BOND) organized a European Parliamentary Meeting called: European Reference Networks – Accelerating and Improving Diagnosis for Rare Diseases Patients. The meeting was kindly hosted by MEP Elena Gentile (S&D, IT) with support from EURORDIS. The OIFE was represented at…

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