Wangler Lab at Baylor College of Medicine to focus on peroxisomal disease research

A huge congratulations to GFPD scientific adviser, Dr. Michael Wangler, who will be launching his own independent laboratory this summer with a focus on peroxisomal disease research. Dr. Wangler is a physician-scientist at Baylor College of Medicine and has been scientific adviser to the GFPD since 2013. The GFPD community is so grateful for Dr. Wangler's laboratory-to-bedside approach to PBD-ZSD, which promotes a better understanding of this devastating disease and possible treatment options. Many congrats for this huge step in his career and we can't wait to see all that he accomplishes. Find out more about Dr. Wangler's work at

Study finds low bone mineral density common in PBD-ZSD patients

Dr. Eric Rush, of University of Nebraska Medical Center, and who is a member of our own Scientific Advisory Board, has published his findings that low bone mineral density is a common feature of PBD-ZSD. Congratulations to Dr. Rush, and our thanks to the GFPD families who participated in his research. The full text can be found here:

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