Here at Sanford Research, we are committed to finding cures and advancing therapies into rare diseases. To further this mission, we established the Coordination of Rare Diseases at Sanford (CoRDS) – an international rare disease registry designed to accelerate research into these rare conditions. The registry is open to all diagnosed with a rare disease, an uncommon disease with unknown prevalence, or have not yet received a diagnosis.
There are approximately 7,000 rare diseases affecting 25 million Americans and 350 million people worldwide. Research into rare diseases is challenging due to a lack of information. CoRDS was established as a resource to bring rare disease patients and researchers together to accelerate research into these orphan diseases.