"our goal is to relieve persons suffering from inherited metabolic disease by advancing the education of persons involved in the diagnosis, care and treatment of such persons and to promote research into the treatment of inherited metabolic disease."
BIMDG Bulletin Issue 42 Autumn 2016
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Thursday 18 May 2017
Dietary Management of Adults with Inherited Metabolic Disorders: An Overview
The Studio, Birmingham
Thu 29 - Fri 30 June 2017
BIMDG Annual Symposium 2017
Friday 21 April 2017
Irish Society of Inherited Metabolic Disorders ISIMD Conference 2017
Rotunda Hospital, Dublin (updated 07 March)
8 – 10 June 2017
Transplant in Inherited Metabolic Disease
Inherited metabolic diseases comprise a large class of genetic diseases involving disorders of metabolism. The majority are due to defects of single genes that code for enzymes that facilitate conversion of various substances (substrates) into others (products). In most of the disorders, problems arise due to accumulation of substances which are toxic or interfere with normal function, or to the effects of reduced ability to synthesize essential compounds.