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September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month
September is Newborn Screening Awareness MonthIn 1963, Dr. Robert Guthrie and his colleague published a paper—A Simple Phenylalanine Method for Detecting Phenylketonuria in Large Populations of Newborn Infants—and his test ushered in a new era. It marked the first time newborns could be screened and receive treatment for a disease before symptoms even appeared. That…

New video on hereditary cancer screening and prevention
New video on hereditary cancer screening and preventionGenetic Alliance, in partnership with the CDC Office of Public Health Genomics, is excited to announce the launch of a new video focused on hereditary cancer screening and prevention! More than one million people in the United States are at increased risk for adverse health outcomes caused by Lynch syndrome and…

Test reliably detects inherited immune deficiency in newborns
Test reliably detects inherited immune deficiency in newbornsNIH-supported study suggests that early diagnosis of severe combined immunodeficiency leads to high survival rates A newborn screening test for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) reliably identifies infants with this life-threatening inherited condition, leading to prompt treatment and high survival rates, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health.…

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2014 SERC/SERGG Anuual Meeting

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The 2014 SERC/SERGG meeting will be held July 17-19 at Sawgrass Marriott Hotel in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

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October 2014

SERC/GMDI announces Nutrition Management Guidelines for MSUD

SERC/GMDI announces Nutrition Management Guidelines for MSUD

Management Guidelines cover the evaluation, assessment, and management of patients known to have a particular condition. SERC and GDMI partnered to develop nutrition management guidelines based on our rigorous DNDF methodology. The creation of the nutrition management guidelines has been a multi-year project to develop evidence and consensus based guidelines of inborn errors of metabolism (IEM).   This is the first publicly available MSUD guideline to all metabolic dietitians, physicians and other clinicians. The portal utilizes a tool for development of guidelines of genetic metabolic disorders for which there is little published scientific evidence. The practice recommendations are an effort to increase standardization of care and enable outcomes studies within and across centers. When warranted by developments in MSUD research and clinical practice, these guidelines will be updated periodically and will be maintained through a Dynamic process.

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