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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center

Information specialist

The Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) is staffed by experienced information specialists to answer questions in English and Spanish from the general public, including patients and their families, health care professionals and biomedical researchers. It was established by the National Human Genome Research Institute and the Office of Rare Diseases Research (now part of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)).

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Note: GARD does not provide genetic counseling and does not offer diagnostic testing, referrals, medical treatment or advice.

GARD Information for the Public

GARD Information for Health Professionals

Videos Playlist: Advice from the Genetic and Rare Disease Information Center


Last Updated: May 18, 2018Top of page

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