The New England Consortium of Metabolic Programs The New England Consortium of Metabolic Programs brings together healthcare professionals at all levels involved in identifying and treating individuals with metabolic disorders.
The goals of the Consortium are to disseminate information, collaborate in the development of social support programs and educational materials, support organizations for parents and adults with metabolic disorders, provide training for students in medicine and related fields, jointly develop and conduct research projects, and establish uniform treatment protocols for individuals with metabolic disorders.
An Educators' Guide to MCADD is a project supported by the New England Genetics Collaborative (NEGC) and HRSA, with help from physicians at Children’s Hospital Boston, Elementary school teachers, Parents of children with MCADD, The FOD Family Support Group.
FOD Family Support Group - 'All in this together'
For our purposes, FOD (Fatty Oxidation Disorders) and FAOD (Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders) refer to the same groups of conditions.
Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders - MCAD
by Screening, Technology & Research in Genetics/Expanded Newborn Screening
Consumer-friendly information about human genetics from the U.S. National Library of Medicine