Researchers Discover Safe Treatments in Record Time

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Dr. Berish Rubin and Dr. Sylvia Anderson’s research has vastly improved the lives of children and adults with FD. Their laboratory, The Laboratory for Familial Dysautonomia Research at Fordham University, New York, is dedicated to studying the molecular biology of Familial Dysautonomia (FD).  In addition to the discovery of the gene mutation that causes FD, research at the laboratory has produced several life-changing treatment breakthroughs.     Learn more

(left) Dr. Berish Rubin, Head, and (right) Dr. Sylvia Anderson, Director, Laboratory for Familial Dysautonomia Research, Fordham University

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For the FD Families

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Need help? Have questions? We are here to assist you. In addition to the tips listed, we are constantly updating these resources to make living with Familial Dysautonomia as easy as possible. Let us know what other family-friendly resources we can compile to help make your life easier!   Learn more

For the Medical Community

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Research discoveries of Drs. Anderson and Rubin have been embraced by many in the medical community. Physicians worldwide collaborate with these researchers, anxious to make certain that they are using the latest scientific knowledge to treat their Familial Dysautonomia patients.   Learn more