Researchers from the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network deliver an update on the survey of the impacts of COVID-19 of people living with rare diseases during Rare Disease Day at NIH, March 2021. Video features Marc E. Rothenberg, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator of the Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR) and Thomas W. Ferkol, MD, Co-Principal Investigator of the Genetic Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance Consortium (GDMCC).
Maurizio Macaluso, MD, DrPH, FACE, co-principal investigator with the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network’s Data Management and Coordinating Center, shares how a preliminary analysis of more than 3,400 responses to a recent survey of people living with rare diseases and their caregivers is shedding new light on their experiences during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN) will be collaborating with the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the University of Pittsburgh on a SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Serosurvey among people who live with rare diseases.
Rare disease patients or their caregivers are invited to complete a 20-minute online survey from home about the ways the novel coronavirus pandemic is impacting people with rare diseases and their families.