Information for Health Care Providers & Educators

The news concerning treatments for Niemann-Pick Disease is improving but there is still much to do before definitive therapies are available. Just a few years ago, the cause of Niemann-Pick Disease was unknown. Now the genetic sources of the disease have been identified and research is focusing on how the biochemical mechanisms work and how they can be corrected.

[March 2, 2010 mem]

Hospital for Sick Children (also known as SickKids Hospital)

Toronto, Ontario

Please visit this page for contact information for Dr. Julian Raiman and Nurse Margaret Mackrell, both at the Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, SickKids Hospital in Toronto.

[Dec 23, 2010 mem]