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Without an explanation for severe and sometimes life-threatening symptoms, patients and their families are left in a state of unknown. We are a part of a network of medical research centers called the Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN). Our objectives are to improve diagnosis and care for people with undiagnosed diseases. Learn more about eligibility and the UDN process.

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The Genome Odyssey

Dr. Euan Ashley Unlocks the Mysteries of the Human Genome Sequence

Dr. Ashley breaks it all down in his new book The Genome Odyssey: Medical Mysteries and the Incredible Quest to Solve Them.

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Effect of Genetic Diagnosis on Patients with Previously Undiagnosed Disease

"Many patients remain without a diagnosis despite extensive medical evaluation."

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The Anguish of the Unknown

The Anguish of the Unknown: Diagnostic Odysseys

At the Stanford Center for Undiagnosed Diseases, doctors strive to find answers to families who can't find them anywhere else.

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