Thank you all for making the 2012 Family Support Symposium a success!

Below is a list presentations you may view from this year's symposium:

Phenylbutyrate for the treatment of MSUD (pdf)
Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Novel treatment strategies in maple syrup urine disease (pdf)
William Zinnanti, MD, PhD

Evidence-Based Guidelines for Nutritional Management of MSUD (pdf)
Dianne M. Frazier, PhD, MPH, RD, Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Genetics and Metabolism
University of North Carolina

A Zebrafish Model of MSUD (pdf)
Gerald B. Downes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biology Department
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

In The Professional Journals

A Patient with MSUD: Acute Management with Sodium Phenylacetate/Sodium Benzoate and Sodium Phenylbutyrate

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Updates To Nutrition Management Guidelines

The Nutrition Management Guideline for MSUD was first published in 2014. Since that time, there have been reports of new research and experiences that have prompted updates of the guideline.

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From The Editor

Hello to my MSUD family! The power of this family hit home this summer, when Hannah (Classic MSUD age 23 years) and I visited Israel.

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From The Chairman’s Desk

On July the 21st the MSUD Board of Directors traveled to Bethesda, Maryland for our annual Board meeting. We stayed at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda.

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In the 2016 survey of the membership of the MSUD Family Support Group, research for improved treatments and potential cure was rated “most important” by 90% of the responding members.

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Metformin As A Possible Therapeutic Agent In The Treatment Of MSUD

The MSUD Family Support Group has provided funds to Buck Institute for its preliminary studies investigating metformin

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A Child's Life

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