touchEXPERT OPINIONS Improving the alpha-mannosidosis patient journey
An expert gives her perspectives on the history and prevalence of alpha-mannosidosis, its diagnosis and treatment options
Natural history and prevalence of alpha-mannosidosis
Prof. Barbara K Burton gives an overview of the prevalence, sub-types, and signs and symptoms of alpha-mannosidosisview bio and disclosures 1/3 Next Interview
Establishing a diagnosis of alpha-mannosidosis
Prof. Barbara K Burton provides her perspectives on when to suspect alpha-mannosidosis, and discusses the diagnostic algorithm and the importance of timely diagnosisview bio and disclosures 2/3 Next Interview
Current and emerging treatment options for patients with alpha-mannosidosis
Prof. Barbara K Burton considers the best supportive care, role of the multidisciplinary team, current treatment options in the US, and emerging treatments for alpha-mannosidosisview bio and disclosures 3/3 Take CE/CME Test
Learning Objectives & Overview
In this activity, a leading expert will share her insights on the natural history and prevalence of alpha-mannosidosis, how to establish diagnosis, and the current and emerging treatment options for patients with this lysosomal storage disorder
This activity is jointly provided by USF Health and touchIME. read more
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of validated lysosomal storage disorder specialists including: geneticists, neurologists and paediatricians involved in the management of alpha-mannosidosis.
USF Health adheres to the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. All individuals in a position to influence content have disclosed to USF Health any financial relationship with an ineligible organization. USF Health has reviewed and mitigated all relevant financial relationships related to the content of the activity. The relevant relationships are listed below. All individuals not listed have no relevant financial relationships.
Prof. Barbara K Burton discloses: Advisory board or panel: Agios, Alexion, Applied Therapeutics, Maze Therapeutics, Orchard Therapeutics. Consultant: Biomarin, Horizon, JCR Pharmaceuticals, Moderna, Passage Bio, Sanofi, Takeda, Ultragenyx. Grants/research support: Biomarin, Denali, Homology Medicines, JCR Pharmaceuticals, Sangamo, Ultragenyx. Speaker’s bureau: Biomarin, Horizon, Takeda.
Larry J. Dishaw Ph.D. has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.
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Holly Gilbert has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.
USF Health Office of Continuing Professional Development and touchIME staff have no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.
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Date of original release: 23 February 2023. Date credits expire: 23 February 2024.
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- Describe the prevalence and natural history of the rare lysosomal storage disorder alpha-mannosidosis (AM)
- Explain how diagnosis of AM may be approached, and describe the methods of disease identification
- Outline current and emerging management and treatment options for patients with AM
Faculty & Disclosures
Prof. Barbara K Burton
Prof. Barbara K Burton is a professor of paediatrics (genetics, genomics and metabolism) at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and director of the Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) and Mucolipidoses Treatment Program at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She is board certified in paediatrics, clinical genetics and clinical biochemical genetics. Her clinical and research interests are focused on inborn errors of metabolism and newborn screening. Prof. Burton is an investigator in numerous natural history studies and clinical trials of new therapies for various metabolic disorders, with a focus on lysosomal disorders, including MPS. She has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, 50 chapters in books and is an editor of two textbooks. read more
Prof. Burton is active in professional organizations and is a past president of the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders and the Chicago Pediatric Society. She served for 4 years as a member of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, the federal advisory committee that makes recommendations regarding newborn screening in the US, and currently serves as chairman of the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee for the Illinois Department of Public Health. She is an emeritus member of the board of directors of the Greater Chicago chapter of March of Dimes, a nonprofit organization from whom she received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the National MPS Society and serves on the medical advisory board of a number of other patient advocacy organizations.
Advisory board or panel: Agios, Alexion, Applied Therapeutics, Maze Therapeutics, Orchard Therapeutics. Consultant: Biomarin, Horizon, JCR Pharmaceuticals, Moderna, Passage Bio, Sanofi, Takeda, Ultragenyx. Grants/research support: Biomarin, Denali, Homology Medicines, JCR Pharmaceuticals, Sangamo, Ultragenyx. Speaker’s bureau: Biomarin, Horizon, Takeda.
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