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Mitochondrial diseases present a challenge because they are probably the most diverse human disorders at every level: clinical, biochemical, and genetic. Although severity varies, by and large these are progressive and often crippling disorders. The NAMDC, working closely with the United Mitochondrial Foundation (UMDF), is working to address these difficult issues.Find a Study
The devastating impact of COVID-19 on the general population is well-documented—but less is known about the millions of people living with rare diseases.
Don’t miss the in-person and virtual celebration of Rare Disease Day at NIH on Thursday, February 29, 2024, from 9 am to 5 pm EST.
The Rare Diseases Act of 2002 (H.R. 4013) enacted the establishment of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN) in 2003.