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Smiles and Sunshine for the 2018 Miles for Mia Memorial 5K Walk/Run

This year’s Miles for Mia Memorial 5K Walk/Run was another big success in support of genetic disease research and education.

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Miles for Mia 2018

Miles for Mia, a benefit dedicated to the life of Mia Jeanette Walts, will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 in Brighton, MI.

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Beautiful new book, “An Ordinary Day,” documents families living with rare genetic diseases

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Acclaimed portrait photographer Karen Haberberg recently turned her lens on families raising children with rare genetic conditions in a stunning new book.

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Elisa and Jim Ross and the GDF Breast Health Fellowship

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The Ross Family and the GDF support breast cancer education and management at the University of Michigan.

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Dr. Robert J. Desnick Honored with NORD Rare Impact Award

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

NORD honors Dr. Robert Desnick with 2017 Rare Impact Award.

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GDF Grant Supports the Launch of the Mount Sinai Pediatric Precision Medicine Initiative

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

A recent grant by the GDF supports the launch of the Mount Sinai Pediatric Precision Medicine Initiative led by Dr. Bruce Gelb at the Mindich Child Health and Development Institute.

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GDF Welcomes Dr. George Diaz to Medical & Scientific Advisory Board

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Mount Sinai Medical Genetics and Pediatric Specialist

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New Research Investigates Genetic Causes of Late-Onset Fabry Disease

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Findings Shed Further Light on Effects of A143T Mutation

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Advancements Continue in Development of Potential Niemann-Pick Disease Type B Therapy

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Phase Ib results presented at scientific meeting

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FDA Approves At-Home Carrier Screening Test for Bloom Syndrome

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Provides Information for Prospective Parents

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