The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) today announced the people, organizations, and innovators who will be honored at the 2017 Rare Impact Awards on May 18 in Washington, D.C.

The Rare Impact Awards is a charity event that celebrates those who are boldly leading efforts to make a difference for people living with rare diseases.  The benefit is hosted by NORD, the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 30 million Americans with rare diseases, and brings together supporters of the organization’s mission.

Matt Might, Ph.D., parent advocate and White House Precision Medicine Initiative appointee will be honored at this event along with other advocates, researchers, clinicians, and industry innovators.