Rare Disease Day is coming up February 29 (a rare day for rare diseases). In honor of the upcoming event, I'll be posting blogs all month, related to the rare diseases and to rare disease funding.
For today, I've listed my posts from prior years, featuring the rare diseases.
Phenocopy Mimics of Rare Diseases: Lessons for the Common Diseases
Phenocopy Diseases: Their Relationship to Rare Diseases and Common Diseases
What Rare Diseases Teach Us About the Cellular Basis of Aging
Disease Complexity: Rare Diseases and Common Diseases
Case Reports of Rare Diseases Have General Value
When Rare Diseases and Common Diseases Converge to Same Clinical Picture
Rare Diseases and Common Diseases can Converge to the Same Clinical Conditions
Rare Disease Legislation in the U.S.
Definition of Rare Disease
Developing Diagnostic Tests for Common Diseases: Role of the Rare Diseases
Rare Diseases Account for Subsets of Common Diseases
Improving Clinical Trials by Focusing on Rare Diseases
Rare Diseases of Unknown Origin
Rare Diseases are Sentinels for the Common Diseases
Biological Differences between Rare Cancers and Common Cancers
Rare Diseases are Biologically Different from Common Diseases
Rare Cancers are Biologically Different from Common Cancers
Clinical Trials and Rare Diseases
Rules for the Rare Diseases
The Rationale for Funding Rare Disease Research
New Book Explains the Importance of Rare Disease Research
- Jules Berman
key words: rare diseases, zebra diseases, orphan drugs, common diseases,
pathology, principles of disease, pathogenesis, orphan diseases,
complex diseases, genetics of disease, molecular biology of disease,
epidemiology, sentinel, rare disease research, rare disease organizations,
importance of rare diseases, funding for rare diseases, Jules J. Berman, Ph.D., M.D.