Newly Diagnosed Patients

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a genetic disease the GDF may be able to help you navigate through this complicated time. Through our affiliation with Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, we can help connect you with world-class physicians and genetic counselors in specific disease groups.

The following organizations provide valuable disease-specific information and support:

Fabry Support and Information Group
Fabry Support and Information Group (FSIG)’s mission is to raise awareness of Fabry disease and its symptoms. The FSIG website provides mutual self-help by linking patients and family members/caregivers.
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National Gaucher Foundation
The National Gaucher Foundation, a non-profit, established in 1984 is dedicated to promoting education and awareness of Gaucher Disease.
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National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation
The National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation supports and promotes research to find treatments and a cure for all types of Niemann-Pick Disease, and we provide support services for individuals and families affected by NPD.
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National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association
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 and individuals in leading fuller lives.
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American Porphyria Foundation
The APF is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by Porphyria.
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Jewish Genetic Diseases Center of Greater Phoenix
The mission of the Center is to raise awareness in the Greater Phoenix Jewish community regarding Jewish genetic diseases and to make available educational opportunities about these often-tragic disorders. The Center provides affordable carrier testing so that no Jewish family in their community will need to endure the grief and suffering of losing a child to a preventable Jewish genetic disease.
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If you are unable to find answers to your questions please contact us and we will do our best to help.