Unique - Understanding Chromosome Disorders


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Mission Statement:

Our mission is to inform, support and alleviate the isolation of anyone affected by a rare chromosome disorder and to raise public awareness.

Conditions Served:

10q Partial Trisomy, 15q13.3 Microdeletion Syndrome, 1p36 Deletion Syndrome, 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, 22q11.2 Duplication Syndrome, 22q13 Deletion Syndrome, 47 XXX Syndrome, 49,XXXXX Syndrome, 5q- Syndrome, Chromosome 10, Monosomy 10p, Chromosome 10, Trisomy 10p, Chromosome 12, 12p Trisomy, Chromosome 13, Ring, Chromosome 13q Deletion, Chromosome 14, Ring, Chromosome 14, Trisomy Mosaic, Chromosome 14q, Partial Deletions, Chromosome 14q, Proximal Duplication, Chromosome 14q, Terminal Deletion, Chromosome 15 Ring, Chromosome 15q Duplications, Chromosome 15q, Partial Deletion, Chromosome 16, Trisomy, Chromosome 16, Trisomy 16p, Chromosome 17, Trisomy 17p, Chromosome 18, Ring, Chromosome 18p Deletion Syndrome, Chromosome 18q-, Chromosome 1q21.1 Duplication Syndrome, Chromosome 2, Monosomy 2q24, Chromosome 2p Duplication, Chromosome 20 Ring, Chromosome 20, Deletion 20p, Chromosome 20, Duplication 20p, Chromosome 21 Ring, Chromosome 22 Ring, 2q37 deletion syndrome, Chromosome 3, Monosomy 3p25, Chromosome 3q29 Microduplication Syndrome, Chromosome 6, Monosomy 6q, Chromosome 6, Trisomy 6p, Chromosome 6, Trisomy 6q, Chromosome 8 Ring, Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p23 1, Chromosome 8, Mosaic Trisomy, Chromosome 8, Trisomy 8p, Chromosome 8, Trisomy 8q, Chromosome 9 Ring, Chromosome 9, Monosomy 9p, Chromosome 9, Tetrasomy 9p, Chromosome 9, Trisomy 9p, Chromosome 9, Trisomy Mosaic, Chromosome Anomalies, Diploid-Triploid Mosaicism, Isodicentric 15, Jacobsen syndrome1, Klinefelter syndrome, Microdeletion 15q11.2, Pallister Killian syndrome, Tetrasomy X, Translocation 11:22, Triploidy, Uniparental disomy, paternal, chromosome 14, 16p11.2 deletion syndrome, 1q21.1 microdeletion syndrome, 1p Interstitial Deletions, Duplications of 1q, 2p Deletion, 2p15p16.1 Microdeletions, 2q24.3 Deletions, 2q32 Deletions and Microdeletions, 2q33.1 Deletions and Other Deletions between 2q31 and 2q33, Duplication of 2p, Duplication of 2q, Ring Chromosome 2, 3q29 Duplications, 3q29 Deletions and Microdeletions, Duplications of 3q, 4p Duplications, 4q Deletions between 4q11 and 4q22, 4q Deletions between 4q21 and 4q22, 4q Deletions between 4q21 and 4q31, 4q Deletions from 4q31 and beyond, Duplications of 4q, 5q14.3 Deletions, 6p Deletion, 7q Deletions between 7q21 and 7q32, 7q Deletions Proximal Interstitial, 7q Duplications, 7q11.23 Duplications, 7q32p34 Deletions, 7q36 Deletions, 8p Inv Dup Del, 8p23 Duplications, Inv Dup Del 8p French, 9p24 Deletions, 9q34 Duplication Syndrome, Kleefstra Syndrome, 10q22q24 Deletions, 10q25 and 10q26 Deletions, 12q Deletions, 12q14 Microdeletion, 13q Distal Interstitial Deletions, Deletions including the End of 13q, Duplications of 14q Distal, 15q24 Microdeletion Syndrome, 16p Proximal Deletions, 16p11.2 Microduplications, 16p13 Deletions, 16p13.11 Microduplications, 16q Deletions, Duplications of Proximal 16q, 17q12 Microdeletions, 17q Microduplications, 21q Deletions, 22q12q13 Duplication, Xp11.2 Duplications, Xq28 Duplications, XYYY, XXXXY

Organization Name: Unique - Understanding Chromosome Disorders
Acronym: Unique
Status of Org: Incorporated Nonprofit
Type of Org: International organization
Have 501(c)3 Status: Yes
Funding of Org: Donations
Year Established: 1984
Professional/Medical Board: Yes
Board of Directors: Yes
Paid Staff: Yes
Services Provided in these Languages: English
Total # of People on Mailing List: 10000
Membership Size: 11000
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Address & Contact

Organization Address

Phone: +44 1883723356
Address 1: Unique. Unit G1, The Stables
Address 2: Station Road West
City: Oxted
State: Surrey (England)
Zip/Postal Code: RH8 9EE
Country: United Kingdom
Prefer to be Contacted: By Email

Contact Persons

Name: Dr Beverly Searle
Title/Position: CEO
Degree: phd
Phone: +44 1883723356
Prefer to be Reached: During the Day
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Educational Materials

Information Provided for

  • Affected Individuals
  • Families of Affected Individuals
  • Care Providers
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Researchers
  • The Public
  • Teachers
  • Media

Printed Materials Provided in

  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Polish, Danish. Only some guides are available in other languages, the majority of guides are avail

Educational Materials Include

  • Fact Sheet(s)
  • Pamphlet(s)
  • Booklet(s)
  • Magazine
  • Website
  • Newsletter

Conferences & Workshops

  • Affected Individuals and/or Families
  • Professionals

      Service and Support Information

      Range of Services Include

      • Referrals to Local Chapter or Group
      • Referrals to Research Studies
      • Referrals to Matching Individuals/Families
      • Peer Support
      • Peer-to-peer Counseling
      • Genetic Information
      • Awareness Programs
      • Telephone Helpline
      • E-mail List
      • Chat Room

      Financial Assistance for

      • NONE

            Research Information

            Cohort Development

            No information is available for Cohort Development.

            Disease Characterization

            No information is available for Disease Characterization.

            Research Management

            No information is available for Research Management.

            Research Funding

            No information is available for Research Funding.