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British Inherited Metabolic Disease Group



"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."

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BIMDG Meetings

24 June 2021
BIMDG Virtual Symposium 2021
Virtual Meeting 24th June - Registration Now Open

Other Meetings and Events

Wednesday 23rd June 2021
WEBINAR: Orphan Medicinal Products Old myths and new realities
4pm - 5.30pm CET (UK time) / 5pm - 6.30pm CET (Paris time)

Wed 13 - Fri 15 October 2021
Inherited disorders of glucose homeostasis (controversies in hypoglycaemia)

Inherited Metabolic Diseases

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.