1 July 2020

United for Metabolic disease
Metabolic diseases are still an unknown major problem. Timely detection of metabolic diseases is vital. Six UMCs and a patient association are joined in the consortium “United for Metabolic Diseases” . To bring metabolic diseases to broader attention, umd.nl together with foundation Metakids has launched a media campaign, in which eight experts talk about metabolic diseases in the Mediaplanet.

Clara van Karnebeek, Research theme Metabolic disorders
“Early diagnosis is essential for rapid therapy and prevention to prevent irreparable damage. In the year 2020 this is possible! With one drop of blood, new technology will enable us to recognize hundreds of metabolic diseases simultaneously. A game changer by the combined forces in our UMD.”
 

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