The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine is part of the
Undiagnosed Disease Alliance:
Angel’s Hands Foundation https://angelshands.org/about-us/
Aware of Angels http://awareofangels.org/contact-us/
Epilepsy Association of Utah http://epilepsyut.org/
Global Genes https://globalgenes.org/
National Ability Center http://www.discovernac.org/
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) http://rarediseases.org/
Nicholas Volker One in a Billion Foundation http://www.oneinabillionic.com/
Rare & Undiagnosed Network (RUN) http://rareundiagnosed.org/
SWAN US http://swanusa.org/
Tute Genomics https://tutegenomics.com/
Undiagnosed Disease Network https://www.genome.gov/27550959/undiagnosed-diseases-network-udn/
Undiagnosed Film http://www.undiagnosedfilm.com/
Wilhelm Foundation http://www.wilhelmfoundation.org/wf.aspx
Other Organizations that support undiagnosed disease:
American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) Advance knowledge, awareness, and education leading to the discovery and clinical application of genetic and cellular therapies to alleviate human disease.
Genetic Alliance www.geneticalliance.org a nonprofit health advocacy that includes over 1200 disease-specific advocacy organizations, as well as thousands of universities, private companies, government agencies, and public policy organizations.
Genetic and Rare Disease Information Center www.rarediseases.info.nih.gov/GARD
Global Genes Project www.globalgenes.org a nonprofit focused on patient advocacy. One of the largest organizations of its kind, Global Genes offers valuable toolkits to help patients and advocates with a variety of topics.
NIH’s Global Rare Diseases Patient Registry and Data Repository Program https://grdr.ncats.nih.gov/
Office of Rare Disease Research www.rarediseases.info.nih.gov
RareConnect www.rareconnect.org a partnership between NORD and the European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS) to connect rare disease patients globally. At press time, the site hosted more than 80 rare disease communities.
Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network www.rarediseasesnetwork.epi.usf.edu
Rare Disease Legislative Advocates (RDLA) www.rareadvocates.org
Rare Disease Day www.rarediseaseday.org
Rare Disease: Kleefs Syndrome: http://www.kleefstrasyndrome.org/
Support Groups for Developmental Delays, Seizures, Birth Defects:
Fabry Support and Information Group raises awareness of Fabry disease and its symptoms. The FSIG website provides mutual self-help by linking patients and family members/caregivers. Visit their website: http://www.fabry.org/
National Gaucher Foundation a non-profit, established in 1984 is dedicated to promoting education and awareness of Gaucher Disease. http://www.gaucherdisease.org
National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation supports and promotes research to find treatments and a cure for all types of Niemann-Pick Disease, and we provide support services for individuals and families affected by NPD. http://www.nnpdf.org
National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association leads the fight to treat and cure Tay-Sachs, Canavan and related genetic diseases and to support affected families and individuals in leading fuller lives. http://www.ntsad.org
American Porphyria Foundation is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by Porphyria. http://www.porphyriafoundation.com/basi
International Center for Fabry Disease at MSSM The Center provides Fabry patients and their families with information about the symptoms, diagnosis, management, and enzyme replacement therapy for Fabry disease.
Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium The GDF has strengthened its alliance with the Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium, a group of 15 Jewish genetic disease organizations of which the GDF was a founding member, to bring awareness to the Ashkenazi population worldwide.
American Porphyria Foundation is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by Porphyria.
Fabry Support and Information Group is to raise awareness of Fabry disease and its symptoms. The FSIG website provides mutual self-help by linking patients and family members/caregivers.
Matthew Forbes Romer Foundation The Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation emerged in 1998 — inspired by the strength of a little boy with a fatal genetic disease — to lead the fight for education, quality assurance, and research of children’s genetic diseases of the brain.
Josilyn Faith’s Foundation Josilyn was born with Prader-Willi Syndrome in 2002 and her foundation (a 501[c]) was formed soon after. The mission of JFF is to raise awareness of Prader-Willi Syndrome and to raise money to promote research to find answers about and an effective treatment for PWS.
Mount Sinai Sickle Cell Disease Program This is a NIH-funded program that sponsors research projects and provides clinical and psychosocial services to serve the patients from the sickle cell disease community.
Resources for Genetic Disease
Society for Neuroscience https://www.sfn.org/
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics https://www.acmg.net/
Genetic Disease Foundation http://www.geneticdiseasefoundation.org/ has link to Genetic Disease library: http://www.geneticdiseasefoundation.org/genetic-diseases/
National Society of Genetic Counselors http://nsgc.org/
Know Your Genes Foundation http://www.knowyourgenes.org/
UR Our Hope http://urourhope.org/
The Wilhelm Foundation; http://www.wilhelmfoundation.org/wf.aspx
Institute for Biotechnology
University of Alabama