Marshall Summar, MD, Division Chief of Genetics and Metabolism, discusses the advances in the diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases with Medscape Medical News.
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Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for lysosomal storage disease, a genetic condition.
In 1975, Children's National Health System opened one of the first intensive care units dedicated for children in the United States. While advances in technology have changed the look of our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, an enduring hallmark of our care is an emphasis on comfort for patients and compassion for the entire family.
Children’s National Rare Disease Institute (CNRDI) is a first-of-its-kind center focused exclusively on advancing the care and treatment of children and adults with rare genetic diseases.
Meg Menzel is a genetic counselor at Children's National.