The Genetic and Rare Disease Information Center (GARD), part of NCATS, NIH, and Orphanet, an “IRDiRC Recommended” resource, have signed a collaboration agreement. This agreement will portray information from Orphanet to the GARD website , and vice versa, GARD information on the Orphanet site whenever information about a specific disease is missing. Information from Orphan’s « identity card » of rare diseases will also become visible on the GARD website. In order to do so, an alignment of the specific diseases of the respective sites is being performed. Both rare disease portals will thus gain a wealth of information from this mutual exchange, for the benefit of patients and doctors overseas.