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Erratum to: Dispelling myths about rare disease registry system development

  • Matthew Bellgard1Email author,
  • Christophe Beroud2, 3,
  • Kay Parkinson4,
  • Tess Harris5,
  • Segolene Ayme6,
  • Gareth Baynam7, 8, 9,
  • Tarun Weeramanthri10,
  • Hugh Dawkins1, 10, 11, 12 and
  • Adam Hunter1
Source Code for Biology and Medicine20149:4

Received: 17 January 2014

Accepted: 28 January 2014

Published: 31 January 2014

The original article was published in Source Code for Biology and Medicine 2013 8:21


After publication of this work [1], we noted that we inadvertently failed to include important Acknowledgments in our final version of the manuscript. Please see below the modification:


The authors received funding from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (APP1055319) and EU FP7 Project (HEALTH.2012.2.1.1-1-C): RD Connect: An integrated platform connecting databases, registries, biobanks and clinical bioinformatics for rare disease research. The authors wish to acknowledge their involvement in the International Rare Disease Research Consortium.


Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Comparative Genomics, Murdoch University
Faculté de Médecine de la Timone
AP-HM, Département de Génétique Médicale, Hôpital d’enfants Timone
Alstrom Syndrome
Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity (UK), PKD International, Ciliopathy Alliance
Genetic Services of Western Australia, King Edward Memorial Hospital
School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia
Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Murdoch University
Office of Population Health Genomics, Public Health and Clinical Services Division, Department of Health, Government of Western Australia
School of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Western Australia
Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology


  1. Bellgard M, Beroud C, Parkinson K, Harris T, Ayme S, Baynam G, Weeramanthri T, Dawkins H, Hunter A: Dispelling myths about rare disease registry system development. Source Code Biol Med. 2013, 8: 21-10.1186/1751-0473-8-21.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar


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