Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Screening Programs May Identify Newborns at Risk for Late-onset Pompe Disease, Other Lysosomal Storage Disorders

Newborn screening for lysosomal storage disorders, including Pompe disease, is much more likely to detect individuals at risk for late-onset disease, according to a four-fear analysis of data from a pilot newborn screening program. The study “The New York pilot newborn screening program for lysosomal storage diseases: Report of the…

Newborn Screening Better Than Clinical Exam at Detecting Pompe Disease, Study Shows

Newborn screening seems better at identifying Pompe disease cases than a clinical examination, especially for classic infantile-onset Pompe disease, according to researchers. Their study, “Using Decision Analysis to Support Newborn Screening Policy Decisions: A Case Study for Pompe Disease,” was published in the journal Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice. Screening…

#AAN2018 — Investigational Pompe Therapy ATB200/AT2221 Shows Promising Results in Phase 1/2 Trial

Interim results a from Phase 1/2 clinical trial support the therapeutic benefits of investigational therapy combination ATB200/AT2221 in patients with Pompe disease. Participants in the study showed improvements in motor and respiratory function. The therapy also resulted in a durable decrease of muscle damage biomarkers. These results will be presented…