Her clinical and research interests include inborn errors of metabolism, especially phenylketonuria, urea cycle disorders
, and CNS complications of these disorders.
an independent non-profit that provides a financial lifeline for inadequately insured Americans, today announced its launch of a new fund to assist people living with urea cycle disorders
Urea cycle disorders
are commonly seen in the pediatric population.
Cytonet, Weinheim, Germany announced in January that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has validated its Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) seeking approval of its liver cell therapy for the treatment of Urea Cycle Disorders
(UCD) in children.
For the past several years, Cytonet has worked with internationally-leading metabolism and neonatal centers to study its liver cell therapy which uses healthy and metabolically functional human liver cells collected from donated livers not suitable for transplant for infusion to treat urea cycle disorders
When the glucose status and the acid/base status are normal, as in this patient, urea cycle disorders
are the most likely cause.
Suggested Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Urea Cycle Disorders
As per the reports, Hyperion Therapeutics, a biotech focused on the treatment of urea cycle disorders
and hepatic encephalopathy, has announced terms for its IPO.
The nutritional management of urea cycle disorders
This close cooperation will facilitate the treatment of children who suffer from urea cycle disorders
, which is a genetic disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzymes in the urea cycle responsible for removing ammonia from the blood stream thereby cleaning it of toxins.
Life-threatening pancreatitis has been reported in patients on valproate, and it is contraindicated in those with known urea cycle disorders
There are six urea cycle disorders
and although most are revealed in the first month of life symptoms may start at almost any age, and include convulsions, lethargy, poor feeding.