Skip to main content
HHS Logo U.S. Department of Health & Human Services NIH logo National Institutes of Health

Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN)

About the RDCRN

Learn more about the RDCRN program and its network of study sites.

RDCRN Funding Information

Find out about funding opportunities, how to apply and how to collaborate.

Current RDCRN Consortia

Discover the 22 consortia and their central data management and coordinating center.

Rare Diseases Health Information

Access information about rare diseases for patients and researchers.

About the RDCRN

Learn more about the RDCRN program and its network of study sites.

RDCRN Funding Information

Find out about funding opportunities, how to apply and how to collaborate.

Current RDCRN Consortia

Discover the 22 consortia and their central data management and coordinating center.

Rare Diseases Health Information

Access information about rare diseases for patients and researchers.

Work with Us

Tiina Urv, Ph.D.

RDCRN Facts

Download the RDCRN fact sheet (PDF - 184KB).

Learn about the RDCRN

The RDCRN program is designed to advance medical research on rare diseases by providing support for clinical studies and facilitating collaboration, study enrollment and data sharing. Through the RDCRN consortia, physician scientists and their multidisciplinary teams work together with patient advocacy groups to study more than 200 rare diseases at sites across the nation.