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Ana Sanfilippo, Jimmy Lin Diagnosing Rare Diseases E-BookRare Diseases – Diagnosis, Therapies and Hope
This is a rare diseases E-Book focused on all rare disease audiences and includes:
  • Ten case studies of amazing discoveries from rare disease families
  • Many interviews with top doctors, researchers and genomics experts
  • A Rare Disease Parent’s Toolkit with recommendations from parents and others
  • Demystifying Genomics, which simply explains the latest revolution in medicine with plenty of information on how the sequencing process works.
See these amazing stories in the book:
  • Dallas police officer Mark Dant talks about how he raised over $3M to fund the rare disease research that saved his son Ryan’s life.
  • Dr. Emil Kakkis discusses his development of many rare disease drugs and therapies.
  • Nobel Prize winner Dr. Kary Mullis talks about his foundational genomics discovery and what rare disease parents should do.
  • Retta Beery explains how she saved her twin’s lives through her own medical research – and how her story saved other children’s lives.
  • John Crowley discusses his amazing story of how he saved his children’s lives through developing new drugs that are now the standard of care for Pompe Disease – His story was seen in the movie Extraordinary Measures.
  • An interview with RGI founder Dr. Jimmy Lin who talks about his innovative model for funding and analyzing rare diseases in children.
  • Amylynne Santiago Volker tells the story of how her son was the first child saved through sequencing clinically – and how he would not be alive without it.
  • Dr. Eric Topol of Scripps discusses the revolution in genomics and wireless technology and how this leads to better diagnoses and therapies for undiagnosed diseases.
  • Dr.Download the 150 Page E-Book Ada Hamosh, Clinical Director of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital, shares her advice for parents of kids with rare and undiagnosed diseases.
  • The story of Maya Nieder, who was the first crowdfunded gene discovery.

This book, Rare Diseases – Diagnosis, Therapies and Hope, was written by Ana Sanfilippo and Dr. Jimmy Lin, president of RGI. Please consult medical personnel for any medical conditions or advice.

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Diagnosing Rare Diseases (RGI Version)
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