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Read Amy Steele's Student Voice Prize Essay

6th February 2024

Amy is a second year medical student at The University of Manchester. Prior to this she completed a BSc in Bioscience, specialising in molecular biology and genetics, at Durham University, which sparked her interest in genetic diseases.

Read Amy’s essay which discusses the issues faced by people living with rare diseases, and how lack of adequate information, services and management can negatively impact people in their daily life. This essay is written through the lens of ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (OTD).

Click the button below to read Amy’s essay:

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Your Monthly Medicines Roundup for January 2024

1st February 2024

Well, January’s flown hasn’t it? This has been a busy month for medicines and two medicines were approved for the treatment of some inherited metabolic disorders (IMDs).

Click the button below to  find a round-up of these medicines, alphabetised by disorder name:

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Our "Think Ammonia!" campaign

3rd January 2024

The “Think Ammonia!” campaign from Metabolic Support UK aims to improve outcomes for individuals experiencing hyperammonaemia.

Click the button below to visit the “Think Ammonia!” campaign page:

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