Newborn Screening for Treatable Genetic Diseases
Michael H. Gelb is the Boris and Barbara L. Weinstein Endowed Chair in Chemistry and an adjunct professor in the Department of Biochemistry. His research on enzymes and their importance in medicine has made him a globally recognized authority in several critical areas, including the development of drugs to treat neglected diseases and the screening of newborns for genetic metabolism disorders. His lecture explores the science of newborn screening, as well as the issues surrounding early disease diagnosis at birth.
Michael H. Gelb, Boris and Barbara L. Weinstein Endowed Chair in Chemistry, adjunct professor, Biochemistry, UW