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 70 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Global Carrier Rates of Rare Inherited Disorders Using Population Exome Sequences.
 

Author(s): Kohei Fujikura

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Exome sequencing has revealed the causative mutations behind numerous rare, inherited disorders, but it is challenging to find reliable epidemiological values for rare disorders. Here, I provide a genetic epidemiology method to identify the causative mutations behind rare, inherited ...

Last Updated: 25 May 2016

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Clinical exome sequencing for cerebellar ataxia and spastic paraplegia uncovers novel gene-disease associations and unanticipated rare disorders.
 

Author(s): Bart P van de Warrenburg, Meyke I Schouten, Susanne T de Bot, Sascha Vermeer, Rowdy Meijer, Maartje Pennings, Christian Gilissen, Michèl Aap Willemsen, Hans Scheffer, Erik-Jan Kamsteeg

Journal: Eur. J. Hum. Genet.. 2016 Oct;24(10):1460-6.

 

Cerebellar ataxia (CA) and hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) are two of the most prevalent motor disorders with extensive locus and allelic heterogeneity. We implemented clinical exome sequencing, followed by filtering data for a 'movement disorders' gene panel, as a generic test ...

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2016

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Diabetic hemichorea-hemiballismus with nonketotic hyperglicemia: a rare cause of hyperkinetic movement disorders.
 

Author(s): Lucas Giansante Abud, Thiago Giansante Abud, Rodolfo Mendes Queiroz, Giovanni Salton Pietroni, Daniel Giansante Abud

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2016 Apr;74(4):354-5.

 

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Rare Disorders" returned 33 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

From disease to treatment: from rare skeletal disorders to treatments for osteoporosis.
 

Author(s): Natasha M Appelman-Dijkstra, Socrates E Papapoulos

Journal: Endocrine. 2016 Jun;52(3):414-26.

 

During the past 15 years there has been an expansion of our knowledge of the cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating bone remodeling that identified new signaling pathways fundamental for bone renewal as well as previously unknown interactions between bone cells. Central for ...

Last Updated: 25 May 2016

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[Ptosis in rare muscle and neuromuscular junction disorders: A literature review and diagnostic flowchart].
 

Author(s): T N Brignol, J A Urtizberea

Journal: J Fr Ophtalmol. 2015 Dec;38(10):e253-4.

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2015

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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Orodental Manifestations of Rare Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rare Disease Orodontal

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2015

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Last Updated: 26 Apr 2017

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Motherhood With MOtor Impairment Due to MAlady (Rare Disease)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Disability Evaluation; Child of Impaired Parents

 

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2016

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