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Table 3 UK grouping of rare diseases for research purposes

From: The context for the thematic grouping of rare diseases to facilitate the establishment of European Reference Networks

1. Cancer  
2. Cardiovascular  
3. Dementia and Neurodegenerative  
4. Eye Disease  
5. Gastrointestinal  
6. Immunological Disorders  
7. Metabolism  
8. Musculoskeletal Disorders  
9. Neuromuscular Disorders  
10. Non-Malignant haematology  
11. Paediatric (cross-cutting)  
12. Renal Disease  
13. Respiratory Disease  
14. Skin  
  1. Legend: example of how RD have been grouped by the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Translational Research Collaboration in Rare Diseases