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This Web site provides information about ORD-sponsored scientific activities, an ORD cosponsored genetic and rare diseases information center, and a portal to databases that provide information on major topics of interest in rare diseases research.

Rare Diseases List

A list of names of more than 6,000 rare diseases and related conditions with links to select government databases. [More]

  Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center

Information for patients and their families, health care professionals, biomedical researchers, and the general public. [More]

Upcoming Scientific Conferences

International Conference on Human Retrovirology: Human T Cell Leukemia Virus (HTLV) and Related Viruses, June 9-12, 2003
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Clinical Trials-The Challenge of the Next Century, June 13-15, 2003
Ion Channel Regulation, June 14-19, 2003
Development of Diagnostic Criteria and Research Tools for the Study of Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndromes, June 24-25, 2003
Pathology Workshop on Borderline Ovarian Tumors (BOT), Summer 2003
Improving Care for Children with Cancer and Their Families, Summer 2003

What's New
Information about RFA RR-03-008 may be viewed on the Extramural Research Page
Archives of What's New

Last Reviewed: June 11, 2003

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