Recognizing and supporting rare disease organizations and families around the world
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On February 28th, and everyday, Illumina recognizes Rare Disease Day 2022. Throughout the entire month of February, we highlighted various organizations that support and advocate for patients and families impacted by rare genetic disorders.
NoRo pilots the country’s first and only patient-run reference center for rare diseases
In 2007, Dorica Dan, the mother of a child with the rare disease Prader Willi Syndrome, envisioned the first and only patient-run reference center for rare diseases in Europe. It would help patients and families with the decisions and therapies that are needed after receiving their diagnosis.