The Common Fund’s Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) is a research study to improve and accelerate diagnosis of rare and undiagnosed conditions. The UDN uses both basic and clinical research to improve the level of diagnosis and uncover the underlying disease mechanisms associated with these conditions.
- Coordinating Center
- Seven Clinical Sites (including the NIH UDP)
- Two Sequencing Cores
- Model Organisms Screening Center
- Metabolomics Core
- Central Biorepository
The goal of the Common Fund Program is to form a sustainable national resource to diagnose both rare and new diseases, advance laboratory and clinical research, enhance global coordination and collaboration among laboratory and clinical researchers, and share resulting data and approaches throughout the scientific and clinical communities.
Who is in the Network?
The UDN is a group of clinical and research centers across the United States. More information about the centers that make up the UDN can be found here.
For more information about the UDN or application process, individuals can contact the UDN Coordinating Center by:
- Toll-free from USA, Canada, Mexico: 1-844-RING UDN (746-4836)
- From all other countries: 1-617-432-2344
Or Visit the UDN Coordinating Center Website
This page last reviewed on June 5, 2017