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Basic and Therapeutic research led by  CDG families

For over a decade, the Portuguese Association for CDG, and later, CDG & Allies (founded in 2016), the family led CDG international research network, has been committed to exploring and supporting every basic and therapeutic research avenue. Both take a cutting-edge approach to accelerate finding treatments for CDG for every single person impacted by the disease. Many other patient groups are leading similar efforts! Stay tuned! Altogether, we are in a relentless pursuit of therapies! 

In this section, you will find content specially created for you in lay language. Also, we have identified resources and information that may complement the existing content and improve your comprehension about therapies for CDG. We hope it helps you! 


The therapeutic approaches for CDG can be divided into two major categories: 

Keep in mind, you are not alone. Though Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation (CDG) are categorized as “rare” there is an amazing community at your fingertips working day and night to improve the lives of many people living with CDG and their family members. We want you to know everything that is available about therapies in lay language, but we suggest you enter into it at your own pace and comfort level.

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Vanessa Ferreira and Sandra Brasil (CDG & Allies FCT, NOVA University, World CDG Organization and Portuguese Association for CDG).  Ines Santos, Tiago Martins, Madalena Raposo from Sci and Volunteer Program Nova School of Science and Technology 2021. Ana Sofia Rodrigues (content management, CDG & Allies FCT, NOVA University, World CDG Organization and Portuguese Association for CDG).


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Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation

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