6/8/17 - Howard A. Mermelstein Memorial Lecture: “Pediatrics and PKU, It's all in the genes: A 40 year Perspective"

Jane M. Breck, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director of PKU Program, Medical Genetics Division
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Brief Summary of Lecture: Dr. Breck's presentation will review how PKU/PAH deficiency knowledge has progressed over a 50 year timeline and the challenges facing an individual with PKU. She will discuss how the eventual cure for PKU and most metabolic diseases lies in genetic research not treating the symptoms.

Start Date: June 8
End Date: June 8
Time: 8-9 a.m.