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GC Biopharma builds mRNA manufacturing plant in South Korea

January 12, 2024

The plant features a single-use manufacturing unit, reducing the risk of cross-contamination and facilitating the production of a number of products simultaneously. GC Biopharma builds mRNA manufacturing plant in South…

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SSADH Presented at AES

January 5, 2024

The American Epilepsy Society (AES) annual meeting for 2023 was held in Orlando, Florida from December 1-5, 2023.  The event took place at the Orange County Convention Center bringing together…

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Neurobiology of SSADH Deficiency

January 5, 2024

Over the past three and half years, Wardiya Afshar-Saber, Ph.D. a research fellow in Neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital in the Sahin Lab has been focusing on establishing a platform…

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SSADH Deficiency becomes the topic for the Boston Children’s Hospital Metabolism Grand Rounds.

November 29, 2023

On Tuesday November 28th Dr. Phillip L. Pearl gave a talk, titled: Results of the SSADH Deficiency Natural History Study. This talk included a 1)     Review of the clinical, imaging, and neurophysiologic outcomes…

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Wave of Hope Fundraiser

September 22, 2023

Amber and Haley, are two young, inspiring women who have an extremely rare metabolic disease called Succinic Semialdehyde Dehydrogenase Deficiency (SSADH); there are only 400 cases of SSADH worldwide. Amber…

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Voice of the Patient Report Submitted to FDA

May 5, 2023

We are happy that after hosting the Externally Led Patient-Focused Drug Development (EL-PFDD) meeting, in July of 2022, the Voice of the Patient report has been submitted to the FDA’s…

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Conquering a rare metabolic condition: A family, a pediatrician, and two labs join forces

May 2, 2023

Boston Children’s Hospital and Dr. Phil Pearl, have long been at the center or our mission to find a treatment for SSADH Deficiency. Pearl teamed up with Mike Gibson, PhD.…

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Long-Term Funding Agreement for Maintaining Biorepository

March 28, 2023

In January of 2023, Brad and Carolyn Hoffman we were invited to sit in on a weekly neuroscience lab meeting with Alex Rotenberg’s MD, PhD and the team from Boston…

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Mouse Model Funding Grant Awarded

March 28, 2023

The SSADH Association has granted the funding request from Dr. Henry Lee and Dr. Alex Rotenberg of Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) / Harvard Medical School seeking nine month interim funding…

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MGH update from Dr. Pearl and Carolyn Hoffman

March 28, 2023

On February 16, 2023, Dr. Phillip Pearl and Carolyn Hoffman spoke to a group of genetic counselors at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) regarding SSADH Deficiency.  They were invited to speak…

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