Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center

Looking for current, reliable and easy to understand information about rare or genetic diseases? Contact GARD Information Specialist. Affiliated with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) is a program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and is funded by two parts of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NCATS and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). GARD provides the public with access to current, reliable, and easy-to-understand information about rare or genetic diseases in English or Spanish.