Miller Bill Signed
TJ Leverentz | Jun 19, 2019 AT 9:26 am
Minnesota State Senator Jeremy Miller (R-Winona) joined Gov. Tim Walz and rare disease advocates Tuesday morning for a ceremonial signing of the bipartisan Rare Disease Advisory Council bill.
It will support the 1 in 10 Minnesotans living with rare diseases by identifying best practices to diagnose and treat rare diseases.
Miller was thankful for the grassroots effort that carried the bill to the Governor’s desk, including the Quimby family of Winona, who lost their son Gavin to a rare disease
To facilitate close collaboration with experts at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and the University of Minnesota Medical School, the Council will be established within the University of Minnesota.