NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genzyme and the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) this week announced the creation of a fund to help patients with mysterious, undiagnosed illnesses.

The fund will be used to help applicants to the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Program, but who are unable to pay for the medical tests required to make them eligible for participation in the program.

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