Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

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Gaithersburg, MD

Welcome to the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), a collaborative effort of two agencies of the National Institutes of Health, The Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) to help people find useful information about genetic conditions and rare diseases.

  • Contact a GARD information specialist if you:
    • Do not find the name of your condition
    • Can't find the answer to your question
    • Need more information
  • Tips for those with an undiagnosed condition
  • Información en español

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