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Who we are

In 2010, parents Shannon Butalla and Melissa Gamble joined to co-found the Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders, bringing together families impacted by peroxisome disorders, including Peroxisome Biogenesis Disorder-Zellweger Spectrum Disorder (PBD-ZSD) and the related single enzyme peroxisomal disorders....

A peroxisomal disorder on the Zellweger spectrum (sometimes referred to as Zellweger syndrome) means that the peroxisomes in your cells aren’t working properly, are absent, or are severely decreased. Peroxisomes are necessary for cell function, normal brain development, and the formation of myelin.

 

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