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Impact Features

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.

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Headshot of Kristin Anthony

August 5, 2022

Kristin Anthony is president and founder of the PTEN Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome Foundation, a patient advocacy group of the Developmental…

Headshot of Siddharth Srivastava, MD

April 21, 2022

Siddharth Srivastava, MD, is a pediatric neurologist at Boston Children's Hospital specializing in neurogenetics. He is also a member of the…

Developmental Synaptopathies Consortium logo

April 14, 2022

The Developmental Synaptopathies Consortium (DSC) is a network of experts studying three rare genetic syndromes—tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC),…