The Division of Metabolism concentrates on diseases and conditions that result from genetic mutations that prevent the body's natural molecules from being used properly.
The research-oriented group examines hyperammonemic encephalopathy, phenylketonuria as well as a number of non-nutritional disorders, including urea absorption/reabsorption difficulties.
- Hyperammonemic encephalopathy
- Transcabamylase deficiency
- Urea cycle disorders