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Clinical and Metabolic Genetics
Clinical and Metabolic Genetics

Genetic Metabolic Diseases program

The Genetic Metabolic Diseases program of The Hospital for Sick Children is unique in Canada. It is internationally recognized for its expertise in the clinical care of children with a wide range of inherited metabolic diseases, especially lysosomal storage diseases, mitochondrial disorders and phenylketonuria (PKU). In addition to training medical genetics and paediatrics residents and clinical fellows of the Hospital, the Program provides postgraduate medical training in the management of inherited metabolic diseases for trainees from across Canada and around the world. Program personnel serve regularly as consultants to government and industry on matters relating to screening, diagnosis, and management of inherited metabolic diseases.