Phenylketonuria (PKU) News and Research

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There are 20 essential amino acids in the body. Phenylalanine is one of these. These essential amino acids need to be supplied from external sources such as food. They are termed “essential” as they are needed for the body to function properly and grow normally.
Pediatric researchers uncover new syndrome that causes intellectual disability

Pediatric researchers uncover new syndrome that causes intellectual disability

MU researchers use MRI to study effects of Phenylketonuria

MU researchers use MRI to study effects of Phenylketonuria

Flagship launches Rubius to develop functionalized red blood cells for treatment of serious diseases

Flagship launches Rubius to develop functionalized red blood cells for treatment of serious diseases

Intrexon, Synthetic Biologics form ECC to develop and commercialize novel biotherapeutics for phenylketonuria

Intrexon, Synthetic Biologics form ECC to develop and commercialize novel biotherapeutics for phenylketonuria

Newborn screening can prevent lifelong disability

Newborn screening can prevent lifelong disability

Parents must be considered during expansion of genetic screening programs for newborns

Parents must be considered during expansion of genetic screening programs for newborns

AHRQ grants U-M $2.5M to study long-term health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of newborn screening

AHRQ grants U-M $2.5M to study long-term health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of newborn screening

Pediatric research project to expand data collection linked to newborn screening results

Pediatric research project to expand data collection linked to newborn screening results

New application translates foreign-language food menus for English speakers

New application translates foreign-language food menus for English speakers

BioMarin to acquire Pfizer's Ireland manufacturing plant

BioMarin to acquire Pfizer's Ireland manufacturing plant

Scientists develop new method for enzyme immobilization

Scientists develop new method for enzyme immobilization

State laws regarding baby blood samples analyzed

State laws regarding baby blood samples analyzed

BioMarin announces preliminary results from ADAPT in patients suffering from PKU

BioMarin announces preliminary results from ADAPT in patients suffering from PKU

Expansion of newborn screening throws some families on a journey of great uncertainty

Expansion of newborn screening throws some families on a journey of great uncertainty

Dedicated web site for PKU medical education to be launched at 2010 SSIEM Annual Symposium

Dedicated web site for PKU medical education to be launched at 2010 SSIEM Annual Symposium

BioMarin commences Phase 3b study of Kuvan's neuropsychiatric effects in phenylketonuria patients

BioMarin commences Phase 3b study of Kuvan's neuropsychiatric effects in phenylketonuria patients

BioMarin provides update on PEG-PAL Phase 2 clinical study for phenylketonuria

BioMarin provides update on PEG-PAL Phase 2 clinical study for phenylketonuria

BioMarin reports $0.5 million GAAP net loss for second-quarter 2010

BioMarin reports $0.5 million GAAP net loss for second-quarter 2010

Genetic Disorder Tracker introduced by Guidepoint Global

Genetic Disorder Tracker introduced by Guidepoint Global

BioMarin Pharmaceutical reports GAAP net income of $4.7M for fourth-quarter 2009

BioMarin Pharmaceutical reports GAAP net income of $4.7M for fourth-quarter 2009