The summer is off to a great start for the field of PBD-ZSD research! This month, the GFPD held its annual Scientific Advisory Board meeting at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. This meeting included 20 attendees, including the GFPD Scientific Advisers, the GFPD Board of Directors, and several guests. The following current topics in in the field of PBD-ZSD research were discussed:
Identification of additional genetic changes found in PBD-ZSD which may modify the expression of the genes, the major genes associated with PBD-ZSD, and provide insight why a broad spectrum of clinical presentations are observed in PBD-ZSD.
The GFPD is so very proud to help facilitate these amazing efforts and we looking forward to keeping you posted on the exciting progress.
Mousumi Bose, GFPD Medical and Scientific Research Liaison.