Thyroid Eye Disease

  Raymond Douglas, MD, PhD, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center explains thyroid eye disease (TED). TED is a rare autoimmune disease that can dramatically impact a person’s vision. The condition often occurs in people with hyperthyroidism or Graves’ disease....

PFIC Overview

  Ron Cooper, President and CEO of Albireo Pharma gives an overview of progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC). As Mr. Cooper explains, PFIC is a rare genetic disorder that causes progressive, life-threatening liver disease due to an inability to...

Scleroderma vs Systemic Sclerosis

  Kristin Highland, MD of the Cleveland Clinic explains the difference between the terms scleroderma and systemic sclerosis.  Scleroderma is also an autoimmune condition that may visually appear to only impact the skin but often can involve other organs. When...

Signs and Symptoms of AADC Deficiency

  Kelly Heger, founder of the AADC Family Network explains why aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency can often be difficult to diagnose quickly.   AADC deficiency is a rare, genetic disorder due to a defect in the dopa decarboxylase (DDC) gene...