FIGURE 4-1 Plot of NIH grants for illustrative rare diseases by disease prevalence.

FIGURE 4-1 Plot of NIH grants for illustrative rare diseases by disease prevalence.

NOTE: Prevalence figures come from Orphanet, 2009 (see discussion of data in Chapter 2). Grant numbers include American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant supplements and training grants.

SOURCE: NIH Reporter (http://projectreporter.nih.gov/reporter.cfm).

A — Progeria

B — Niemann-Pick disease

C — Fanconi anemia

D — Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (classic)

E — Primary ciliary dyskinesia

F — Rett syndrome

G — Duchenne muscular dystrophy

H — Huntington disease

I — Tuberous sclerosis

J — Leber congenital amaurosis

K — Sickle cell anemia

L — Cystic fibrosis

M — Acute myeloid leukemia

N — Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

O — Sarcoidosis

P — Familial dilated cardiomyopathy

Q — Hereditary spherocytosis

R — Turner syndrome

S — Gastric cancer

T — Neurofibromatosis (type 1)

U — Alpha1-antitrypsin

V — Marfan syndrome

W — Amyloidosis

X— Acute respiratory distress syndrome (adult)

Y — Cryptosporidiosis

Z — Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

1— Albright hereditary

osteodystrophy

2 — Scleroderma

3 — Tetralogy of Fallot

4 — Narcolepsy (cataplexy)

5— Melanocortin-4 receptor deficiency

6 — Noonan syndrome



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