For Patients and Families
Genetic diseases impact not only patients but their whole families. These resources will help you understand genetic diseases and the importance of knowing your family health history.
The NHGRI Community Engagement in Genomics Working Group aims to engage communities to ensure that genomics and genomic medicine benefit all.
Guidance on collecting your family health history information before visiting the doctor.
FAQs about genetic disorders, the impact of genomics on your health, and the emerging science of pharmacogenomics.
A list of genetic, orphan and rare diseases under investigation by researchers at or associated with the National Human Genome Research Institute.
The Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center helps people find useful information about genetic and rare diseases.
Last updated: October 6, 2020