Rare Disorders

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Rare Disorders

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Following organizations serve the condition "Rare Disorders" for support, advocacy or research.

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Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders

CORD is Canada's national network for organizations representing all those with rare disorders. CORD provides a strong common voice to advocate for health policy and a healthcare system that works for those with rare disorders. CORD works with governments, researchers, clinicians and industry to promote research, diagnosis, treatment and services for all rare disorders in Canada.

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2010

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Center for Jewish Genetics

The Center is dedicated to gathering and disseminating knowledge about Jewish genetic disorders and hereditary cancers. Its mission is to educate and serve health care professionals, clergy and the Jewish community.

Last Updated: 26 Dec 2012

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EDSers United

Mission is to develop the Treatment and Research Center for Rare Genetic Conditions. This center will specialize in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and will adopt other rare diseases as it grows and advances throughout the years. EDSers United was initially launched in 2010 to generate global awareness and to provide overall support to those affected by Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. We have always focused on steps to one day be a part of finding a cure for all the types of EDS that currently exist. We are a team of EDSers, Caregivers & Health Care Providers dedicated to establishing a center of excellence.

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2016

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Erfocentrum

Through providing objective, reliable information the Erfocentrum supports people in making informed choices regarding their own health and the health of their children. The Erfocentrum also supports people in forming their own personal opinions about social and ethical aspects of genetics and biomedical issues.

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2015

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Federation de Maladies Genetiques Orphelines

Association reconnue d?utilit? publique, la F?d?ration des Maladies Orphelines est n?e de la volont? farouche de faire sortir de l?oubli les maladies orphelines et les personnes qui en sont atteintes.

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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Genetic Alliance Australia

Genetic Alliance Australia (GA-AU) is an umbrella group, facilitating support for those affected directly or indirectly by rare diseases (80% of which are genetic in origin) throughout Australasia. We offer peer support, education and information through our seminars, annual information days and resource booklets. GA-AU has a database of over 950 predominantly rare genetic conditions and a contact register representing approximately 2500 people. GA-AU works in partnership with sister organisations around the world.

Last Updated: 29 Jun 2015

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Glut1 Deficiency Foundation

The Glut1 Deficiency Foundation is a volunteer, non-profit family organization dedicated to education, awareness, and advocacy for Glut1 Deficiency and supporting researchers as they work for better treatments and an ultimate cure.

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2013

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National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. NORD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service.

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2013

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Rhode Island Rare Disease Foundation

The mission of the Rhode Island Rare Disease Foundation is to benefit Rhode Islanders living with a rare disease and their families by: providing information and support, raising awareness, advocating, and educating both the medical community and the general public.

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Rare Disorders" for support, advocacy or research.

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Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders

CORD is Canada's national network for organizations representing all those with rare disorders. CORD provides a strong common voice to advocate for health policy and a healthcare system that works for those with rare disorders. CORD works with governments, researchers, clinicians and industry to promote research, diagnosis, treatment and services for all rare disorders in Canada.

www.raredisorders.ca

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2010

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Center for Jewish Genetics

The Center is dedicated to gathering and disseminating knowledge about Jewish genetic disorders and hereditary cancers. Its mission is to educate and serve health care professionals, clergy and the Jewish community.

http://www.jewishgenetics.org

Last Updated: 26 Dec 2012

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EDSers United

Mission is to develop the Treatment and Research Center for Rare Genetic Conditions. This center will specialize in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and will adopt other rare diseases as it grows and advances throughout the years. EDSers United was initially launched in 2010 to generate global awareness and to provide overall support to those affected by Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. We have always focused on steps to one day be a part of finding a cure for all the types of EDS that currently exist. We are a team of EDSers, Caregivers & Health Care Providers dedicated to establishing a center of excellence.

https://www.edsers.org

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2016

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Erfocentrum

Through providing objective, reliable information the Erfocentrum supports people in making informed choices regarding their own health and the health of their children. The Erfocentrum also supports people in forming their own personal opinions about social and ethical aspects of genetics and biomedical issues.

http://www.erfelijkheid.nl

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2015

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Federation de Maladies Genetiques Orphelines

Association reconnue d?utilit? publique, la F?d?ration des Maladies Orphelines est n?e de la volont? farouche de faire sortir de l?oubli les maladies orphelines et les personnes qui en sont atteintes.

http://www.maladies-orphelines.fr/

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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Genetic Alliance Australia

Genetic Alliance Australia (GA-AU) is an umbrella group, facilitating support for those affected directly or indirectly by rare diseases (80% of which are genetic in origin) throughout Australasia. We offer peer support, education and information through our seminars, annual information days and resource booklets. GA-AU has a database of over 950 predominantly rare genetic conditions and a contact register representing approximately 2500 people. GA-AU works in partnership with sister organisations around the world.

http://www.geneticalliance.org.au/

Last Updated: 29 Jun 2015

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Glut1 Deficiency Foundation

The Glut1 Deficiency Foundation is a volunteer, non-profit family organization dedicated to education, awareness, and advocacy for Glut1 Deficiency and supporting researchers as they work for better treatments and an ultimate cure.

http://www.G1DFoundation.org

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2013

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National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. NORD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service.

http://www.rarediseases.org

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2013

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Rhode Island Rare Disease Foundation

The mission of the Rhode Island Rare Disease Foundation is to benefit Rhode Islanders living with a rare disease and their families by: providing information and support, raising awareness, advocating, and educating both the medical community and the general public.

http://www.rarediseaseunited.org/

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2014

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Updated 14 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Rare Disorders" returned 63 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Joubert syndrome and related disorders: a rare cause of intrahepatic portal hypertension in childhood.
 

Author(s): M Usta, N Urganci, G Özçelik, Ü Çetinçelik, I Kafadar, B Y Özgüven

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Jun;19(12):2297-300.

 

Joubert syndrome (JS) and related disorders (JSRD) (OMIM #213300) are a group of developmental delay/multiple congenital anomalies syndromes in which the pathognomonic "the molar tooth sign" (MTS) is present, is caused by the defects in the structure or function of the primary cilium. ...

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2015

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Dendritic cell disorders: matters of lineage and clinical drug testing in rare diseases.
 

Author(s): Robert J Arceci

Journal: J. Clin. Oncol.. 2015 Feb;33(5):383-5.

 

Last Updated: 9 Feb 2015

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Rare inborn errors of metabolism with movement disorders: a case study to evaluate the impact upon quality of life and adaptive functioning.
 

Author(s): Hendriekje Eggink, Anouk Kuiper, Kathryn J Peall, Maria Fiorella Contarino, Annet M Bosch, Bart Post, Deborah A Sival, Marina A J Tijssen, Tom J de Koning

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Inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) form an important cause of movement disorders in children. The impact of metabolic diseases and concordant movement disorders upon children's health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and its physical and psychosocial domains of functioning has never ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015

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Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Rare Disorders" returned 28 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Large animal models of rare genetic disorders: sheep as phenotypically relevant models of human genetic disease.
 

Author(s): Ashish R Pinnapureddy, Cherie Stayner, John McEwan, Olivia Baddeley, John Forman, Michael R Eccles

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Animals that accurately model human disease are invaluable in medical research, allowing a critical understanding of disease mechanisms, and the opportunity to evaluate the effect of therapeutic compounds in pre-clinical studies. Many types of animal models are used world-wide, with ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2015

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Rare bleeding disorders: diagnosis and treatment.
 

Author(s): Roberta Palla, Flora Peyvandi, Amy D Shapiro

Journal: Blood. 2015 Mar;125(13):2052-61.

 

Despite the worldwide prevalence of rare bleeding disorders (RBDs), knowledge of these conditions and their management is suboptimal; health care professionals often have little diagnostic and treatment experience with variable access to diagnostic modalities required for accurate ...

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2015

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Molecular, phenotypic aspects and therapeutic horizons of rare genetic bone disorders.
 

Author(s): Taha Faruqi, Naveen Dhawan, Jaya Bahl, Vineet Gupta, Shivani Vohra, Khin Tu, Samir M Abdelmagid

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014():670842.

 

A rare disease afflicts less than 200,000 individuals, according to the National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD) of the United States. Over 6,000 rare disorders affect approximately 1 in 10 Americans. Rare genetic bone disorders remain the major causes of disability in US patients. ...

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Rare Disease Patient Registry: Coordination of Rare Diseases at Sanford
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rare Disorders; Undiagnosed Disorders; Disorders of Unknown Prevalence; Cornelia De Lange Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2015

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Pregnancy and Medically Assisted Conception in Rare Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rheumatoid Arthritis; Spondyloarthritis; Psoriatic Arthritis; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Antiphospholipid Syndrome; Sjogren Syndrome; Scleroderma; Myositis; Vasculitis; Mastocytosis; Various Autoimmune and/or Systemic and/or Rare Diseases

 

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015

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Gene Discovery Core, The Manton Center
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Undiagnosed Conditions; Rare Disorders; Orphan Diseases

 

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2016

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