Longitudinal Studies of the Glycoproteinoses

This project seeks to obtain clinical and laboratory information about individuals affected with a glycoprotein storage disorder including aspartyglucosaminuria, fucosidosis, galactosialidosis, alpha-mannosidosis, beta-mannosidosis, mucolipidosis II, mucolipidosis III, Schindler disease, and sialidosis.

Study Participation

Eligible participants include individuals that have been diagnosed with a glycoprotein storage disorder.

For more information, please contact Dr. Sara Cathey, project investigator, at 1-866-588-4363 (toll free) or scathey@ggc.org

Meet Reggie Roper

Meet Reggie Roper

Reggie has been part of the GGC family for over 18 years. He has short stature, webbing of his hands, pulmonary stenosis, seizures and hydrocephalus along with developmental delay. He carried an initial diagnosis of cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome; however, as genetic testing advanced, GGC made the diagnosis of Noonan-like syndrome with loose anagen hair by identifying a mutation in the SHOC2 gene. He is also an active participant in the Greenwood Community Theatre's Penguin Project. "GGC is...

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