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About GARD

The Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center is a program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and is funded by two parts of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NCATS and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). The GARD Information Center provides the public with access to current, reliable, and easy-to-understand information about rare or genetic diseases in English or Spanish.

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Rare Diseases Resources
Rare Diseases Resources

A collection of resources for the rare disease community

Genetics Resources
Genetics Resources

A collection of resources that provide information on genes, genomics, and genetic conditions

Genetic Testing and Treatment
Genetic Testing and Treatment

Learn about genetic testing and finding healthcare services

Support for Patients and Families
Support for Patients and Families

Organizations that can help you find support and assistance

Teaching Resources
Teaching Resources

A collection of resources for educators about rare diseases and genetic concepts