Dynamic teams of physicians, researchers, patients, and patient advocates work together in each RDCRN consortium to advance rare diseases research. This page collects feature articles highlighting both the work of the RDCRN consortia and the people behind that work. Choose the consortium acronym at the top of the page to view features articles related to that consortium.
November 22, 2021
We are launching a new article series that offers a window into rare diseases research with this issue of the Spotlight newsletter.
November 16, 2021
Michelle Fynan, PhD, LMHC, shares her journey with OI, from adolescent struggles to finding her purpose as an OI activist and researcher.
Early-Stage Investigator Spotlight: Chaya Nautiyal Murali Gets Creative with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Research
November 9, 2021
Chaya Nautiyal Murali, MD, a pediatric geneticist at Baylor College of Medicine, discusses her start in rare disease research, exciting discoveries,…
November 3, 2021
Brittle Bone Disorders Consortium (BBDC) principal investigator Brendan Lee, MD, PhD, and Vernon Sutton, MD, share the history of the consortium,…
Patient Advocate Spotlight: Tracy Hart Fosters Connections to Help Patients with Osteogenesis Imperfecta
January 26, 2021
Tracy Hart, chief executive officer of the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, serves as chair of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN…