Initiative on Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases (IRUD)

IRUD logoAMED launched the Initiative on Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases(IRUD), which is the nationwide consortium networking patients, medical doctors at hospitals and community clinics, and researchers, and will integrate their efforts and expertise, and will exploit the information obtained by genome analysis to provide the diagnoses to patients with rare and undiagnosed diseases. To diagnose rare diseases, international collaboration is necessary, and IRUD will set-up the data sharing system for future research.

Joint efforts under IRUD

Draft February 2017
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Division of Rare / Intractable Disease Research,
Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)

E-mail: nambyo-info”at” (Please change “at” to @)


Last updated 2016.3.31

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