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Newborn Screening Article Release

Matthew Ellinwood, Chief Scientific Officer, authored a new publication published in the American Journal of Medical Genetics outlining newborn screening and suggested improvements based on the National MPS Society’s work … Continued

DHHS adds MPS II to the RUSP for Newborn Screening in the United States

August 3, 2022 – The National MPS Society announces that Xavier Becerra, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has approved adding MPS II as a condition to the recommended uniform screening panel (RUSP) for newborns. This long-awaited acceptance follows the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children’s (ACHDNC) approval to move the nomination forward to DHHS after a considerable evidence review.

Announcing Dr. Elizabeth Neufeld as Recipient of the National MPS Society Visionary Leadership Award

The National MPS Society announces this year’s recipient of the Visionary Leadership Award, honoring an individual that has made a unique and distinctive contribution to the field of MPS. The award is given to a forward-thinker who changed the lives of thousands through their research or philanthropic efforts. We congratulate Elizabeth F. Neufeld, PhD and recognize her as a pioneer and legend in the field of MPS research.

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