Researchers Discover Safe Treatments
for Familial Dysautonomia in Record Time
(left) Dr. Berish Rubin, Head, and (right) Dr. Sylvia Anderson, Director, Laboratory for Familial Dysautonomia Research, Fordham University
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 this disease. In addition to the discovery of the gene mutation that causes FD, research at the laboratory has produced several life-changing treatment breakthroughs.
For the FD Families
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For the Medical Community
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