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In Rare Form

A total of 23 posts are filed under In Rare Form
A Matchmaker for Patients Seeking Clinical Trials
In the past day, I’ve had several rare and common diseases, including some horrendous stuff, but all in the name of science. My sudden… Continue Reading
Gotta Catch ‘Em All
I know more about Pokémon than I care to admit having raised three kids who are now adults. While I’m at a point in life where I’m… Continue Reading
Caring for the Caregiver
Caregivers—the parents, children, spouses and other unpaid people who provide care to a loved one with a medical condition that makes it… Continue Reading
Improving Access to Genetic Testing
About a year ago, Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-California, along with 14 other members of Congress, sent a letter to then Department of Health and… Continue Reading
What Works When You Need to Crowdfund for Sequencing
The cost of whole exome sequencing has fallen rapidly, but even though it can represent the fastest path to a clear diagnosis for patients… Continue Reading
The Education of a Young Doctor
After completing a master’s degree in neuroscience, Jessie Kulaga-Yoskovitz needed to find a job before she began medical school. A friend… Continue Reading
Kevan Chandler is Going Far
Kevan Chandler long dreamed of travelling. The problem was that many of the places he wanted to go weren’t wheelchair accessible. The… Continue Reading