Genetic Alliance

The world’s leading nonprofit health advocacy organization committed to transforming health through genetics. Our open network connects members of parent and family groups, community organizations, disease-specific advocacy organizations, professional societies, educational institutions, corporations, and government agencies to create novel partnerships. We actively engage in improving access to information for individuals, families and communities, while supporting the translation of research into services.

NIH Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

NIAAA provides leadership towards the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems through conducting and supporting research, collaborating with research institutes, and translating and disseminating research findings.

Link to resource:
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

The Teratology Society

The mission of the Teratology Society is to promote research and the exchange of ideas and research results that reveal the causes, improve the diagnosis and treatment, and prevent the occurrence of abnormal development and birth defects; to communicate that information to all interested parties that promote the elimination of birth defects through education and training on the causes, mechanisms, treatment, and prevention of birth defects.

Link to resource:
http://www.teratology.org/

National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD)

The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities is dedicated to protecting people who are especially vulnerable to health risks – babies, children and people with disabilities. Specifically, to identify the causes of birth defects and developmental disabilities; help children reach their full potential and promote health and well-being among all ages with disabilities including blood disorders.