Diseases Studied

The Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network is an NIH-funded research network of 20 active consortia or research groups working to advance treatment for diseases that are rare. Use the search tools on this page to find the diseases we currently study. You can reach out to the indicated consortia or research groups for more information on those diseases and studies underway.

This network focuses on clinical research and does not generally support clinical care outside of research activities. To learn about other rare diseases, please visit the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), which is an NIH program that helps the public find reliable information about rare and genetic diseases. Their staff are specialists. Contact them at 1-888-205-2311 or email GARDinfo@nih.gov.

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Genetic Mucociliary Disorders

Disease Category: Genetic Mucociliary Disorders

Genetic Mucociliary Disorders are rare and genetic conditions leading to impairments in lung defenses and suppurative respiratory disorders (a group of disorders that result in chronic lung infection, with pus in the lungs). The GDMCC focuses on disorders such as primary ciliary dyskinesia, cystic fibrosis, primary immunodeficiencies, and idiopathic bronchiectasis.

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