Because there are so many different rare genetic diseases, and often only a few patients with the same genetic disease visit the Radboudumc, frequently these patients cannot be accommodated in a "disease-specific biobank".The aim of the Biobank Genetics and Rare Disease (GRD) is to offer these patients the opportunity to participate in future research aimed at improving care for people with a rare genetic disease in the fields of recognition, diagnosis, and treatment. Collecting biomaterial plus the associated clinical data of these patients will contribute to this. The DNA of the parents of some of the participants will also be stored for the interpretation of a genetic variant.
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