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Newborn screening for treatable genetic diseases

Jan. 23, 2018

42nd Annual Lecture: 7:30 p.m., Kane Hall, Room 130
Reception: 8:30 p.m., Kane Hall, Walker-Ames Room
The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Professor Michael H. Gelb

Michael H. Gelb is the Boris and Barbara L. Weinstein Endowed Chair in Chemistry and an adjunct professor in the Department of Biochemistry. His research on enzymes and their importance in medicine has made him a globally recognized authority in several critical areas, including the development of drugs to treat neglected diseases and the screening of newborns for genetic metabolism disorders. His lecture will explore the science of newborn screening, as well as the issues surrounding early disease diagnosis at birth.
Read more about Professor Gelb’s work. 

About the University Faculty Lecture

Since 1976, this annual award has honored current or emeriti faculty whose research, scholarship or art has been widely recognized by their peers and whose achievements have had a substantial impact on their profession, on the research or performance of others, and on society as a whole. | Video archive


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