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The Glycogen Storage Disease Program is the largest clinical and research program for glycogen storage disease (GSD).
A joint program between Connecticut Children’s and the University of Connecticut, our mission is to pursue research while providing evidence-based care for children and adults with the disease. We collaborate with centers of expertise worldwide.
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The GSD program is led by globally recognized endocrinologist and researcher, David A. Weinstein, MD, MMSc. More than 500 patients travel from 49 states and 45 countries for his team’s expert care.
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Dr. Weinstein is the world’s top researcher for GSD. In 2018, he launched the world’s first human gene therapy clinical trial to treat GSD – an advance 20 years in the making.
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Glycogen Storage Disease program services are offered at our main campus in Hartford.
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Maren is one of fewer than 100 people in the country with GSD type III. “She looks like a very healthy, normal child,” says Katie, Maren’s mom. “You wouldn’t know that she takes cornstarch through her G-tube around the clock.”
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