Neurofibromatosis type 1
Synonyms: Nonmosaic NF1 | Nonmosaic neurofibromatosis type 1 | Von Recklinghausen disease
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a clinically heterogeneous neurocutaneous genetic disorder characterized by café-au-lait spots iris Lisch nodules axillary and inguinal freckling and multiple neurofibromas.
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Neurofibromatosis type 1?
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COMBINEDBrain is a consortium for outcome measures and biomarkers for neurodevelopmental disorders. We are collaborating to cure rare, non-verbal brain disorders.
At Cache, we are on a mission to store the biomolecules of today in order to unlock the possibilities of tomorrow. Our vision is to create a scalable, sustainable, and standardized platform for reliable storage and access of biomolecules by combining chemistry, biology, automation, and computational tools to support patient advocacy groups worldwide and better connect samples to insights.
Childhood Tumour Trust
To support children, young people & their families affected by Neurofibromatosis type 1
Genetic Epilepsy Team Australia
Collaboration of research and care
HECI Medicine Incorporation
The objectives of HECI Medicine is to provide dependable access to affordable medicine and diagnostic tools to patients in Africa affected by rare diseases, collaborative with the scientific community to accelerate drug development for rare diseases therapies that are specific to populations in Africa, and collaborate with other rare disease organizations to ensure equitable access to health.
Help Hope Live
Help Hope Live assists individuals living with catastrophic injuries and illnesses to fundraise toward their medical expenses and related costs.
Littlest Tumor Foundation
Our mission is to increase understanding of neurofibromatosis (NF), empower affected families, and advance research of preventative therapies.
Moonshots for Unicorns
Curing single-gene disorders
My Faulty Gene
My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.
My Little Sunshine Foundation
My Little Sunshine is a non-profit foundation dedicated to educating people about the importance of fertility preservation and making fertility resources accessible to all.
To fund research for treatment and/or a cure for CASK Gene Disorder
RASopathies are a group of genetic syndromes that may be as common as 1:1000. The syndromes RASopathies Network focuses on include: cardio-facio-cutaneous (CFC), Costello (CS), LEOPARD/NSML, Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), and Noonan (NS). Our mission is to advance research to improve the quality of life for RASopathy families by bringing together families, clinicians and scientists.
Educate and provide resources to POC with Rare Cancers
Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) Australia
Provide information, support and advocacy to families caring for a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition.
The Chandler Project
The Chandler Project (TCP) provides those affected with achondroplasia, and other forms of skeletal dysplasia (dwarfism), with the latest in pharmaceutical research and surgical advancements.
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