1in 10

People are Affected by Rare Disease

1in 2

Rare Diseases Don’t Have a Foundation or Research Support Group

1of 2

Patients Diagnosed with a Rare Disease is a Child

3of10

Children with a Rare Disease Won’t Live to See Their 5th Birthday

400

Million People Suffer From a Rare Disease Globally (greater than the population of the U.S.)

8in10

Rare Diseases are Caused by a Faulty Gene

4.8 Years

The Average Time it Takes for Rare Patients to Receive an Accurate Diagnosis

95%

of Rare Diseases Lack an FDA Approved Treatment

RARE

Diseases Impact More People Than Cancer and AIDS Combined

7000

Distinct Types of Rare and Genetic Diseases