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Archives for: September 25th, 2014

Engineering Treatments for Rare Disorders

Written by Marsha Lanes on April 21, 2014

3-D printing is an exciting technology that has shown great promise in the treatment of several rare disorders.  Bioprinting is a form of 3-D printing in which cells are printed or deposited on a surface layer by layer in order to produce a full organ. Lab-built organs have been shown… Read More

Even “Well Known” Rare Diseases Pose Diagnosis Problems

Written by Mary Dunkle on September 4, 2013

Even though Gaucher disease is one of the better known rare diseases and diagnostic testing is available, some patients still go for 10 years or longer without getting an accurate diagnosis after symptoms first appear. (more…)

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