The Basics on Genes and Genetic Disorders
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National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
The leader in the Human Genome Project, the NHGRI aims to improve human health and fighting disease through genomic research.
Genetic Science Learning Center (GSLC)
GSLC is a joint project of the University of Utah Eccles Institute of Human Genetics and School of Medicine and the Utah Museum of Natural History, which helps people understand how genetics affect their lives and society.
Sickle Cell Information Center
The mission of this site is to provide patient and professional education, news, research updates, and sickle cell resources.
National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Foundation
The mission of the National-Tay Sachs & Allied Diseases Association is to lead the fight to treat and cure Tay-Sachs, Canavan and related genetic diseases and to support affected families.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
This organization offers information about the illness, public policy, clinical trials and local chapters.
Little People of America
LPA is a nonprofit organization that provides support and information to people of short stature and their families.
National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF)
The NHF's Web site contains information on bleeding disorders such as hemophilia.
National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
NDSS strives to ensure that all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to achieve their full potential in community life. Call: (800) 221-4602
NOAH - The National Organization of Albinism and Hypopigmentation
This site provides information about albinism and hypopigmentation.
This Web site produced by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science focuses on genome programs including the Human Genome Project.
National Marfan Foundation
The National Marfan Foundation is a resource for individuals and families affected by Marfan syndrome and related disorders.