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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 Billy Anton

March 29, 2022

Billy Anton is a business professional and vice chair of the PCD Foundation Board of Directors. He is also diagnosed with primary ciliary dyskinesia…

Headshot of BreAnna Kinghorn, MD, MS

March 22, 2022

BreAnna Kinghorn, MD, MS, is an assistant professor in pediatric pulmonary and sleep medicine at Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of…

Genetic Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance Consortium logo

March 11, 2022

The Genetic Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance Consortium (GDMCC) is a network of experts working together to better understand rare and genetic…