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Erratum to: Dispelling myths about rare disease registry system development

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Source Code for Biology and Medicine20149:4

  • Received: 17 January 2014
  • Accepted: 28 January 2014
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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, Perth, 6150, Western Australia
Faculté de Médecine de la Timone, INSERM UMR 910, Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France
AP-HM, Département de Génétique Médicale, Hôpital d’enfants Timone, Marseille, France
Alstrom Syndrome, 49 Southfield Ave, Paignton S, Devon, TQ3 1LH, UK
Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity (UK), PKD International, Ciliopathy Alliance, London, UK
INSERM US14, ORPHANET 96 rue Didot, Paris, 75014, France
Genetic Services of Western Australia, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia
Office of Population Health Genomics, Public Health and Clinical Services Division, Department of Health, Government of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
School of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia


  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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