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External Funded Research Projects Into Gaucher Disease

Neuronopathic Gaucher disease: does LIMP-2 play a role? (2009)

Dr Nicholas Smith is an Australian physician specialising in paediatric neurology. Dr Smith has recently joined the University of Cambridge Lysosomal Storage Disease Research Group led by Prof.Timothy Cox where he plans to study the neuropathology of a variety of lysosomal storage disorders including Gaucher Disease. Dr Smith hopes that a greater understanding of the neurological pathogenesis in these conditions will contribute to the development of improved therapeutic interventions for patients with neurological disease. As part of his work at Addenbrooke’s Dr Smith plans to undertake a collaborative study into the role LIMP – 2: more

Possible links between Gaucher and other blood disorders (2007)

Researchers from the Lysosomal Storage Disorders Unit at the Royal Free Hospital are undertaking a new project which explores the possible links between Gaucher Disease and another blood conditions including Multiple Myeloma. Dr Atul Mehta, Consultant Haematologist at the Royal Free explains the aims of the study

To view all current clinical trials into Gaucher Disease you can visit ClinicalTrials.Gov website

Health Technology Assessment Longitudinal Study into Enzyme Replacement Therapy for Lysosomal Storage Disorders

A three year study funded by the HTA (research arm of the Department of Health) which aims to determine natural history and estimate effcetiveness and cost effectiveness of of current and potential treatment strategies - click here for further information.

Proceedings of the 9th European Working Group on Gaucher Disease

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PubMed 

To find current research papers into Gaucher disease, click here and type in Gaucher Disease in the search box