Skip to main content

The world of genetics is highly dynamic.

Information, e.g. on new disease genes or future therapies, are constantly bubbling to the surface. We filter out the relevant practical information for you ... 

Missing a topic? Write to us..

Rare diseases, many persons concerned

Rare: This is how a disease is defined that affects less than five out of 10,000 people. In Germany, around four million children and adults live with such a disease. In most cases, the cause is hereditary. And it often takes years for a diagnosis to be made. With the help of genetic diagnostics, disease triggers can be found more quickly, thus shortening the diagnostic odyssey.