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The Glycogen Storage Disease Program is the largest clinical and research program for glycogen storage disease (GSD). A joint program between Connecticut Children’s and the University of Connecticut, our mission is to pursue research while providing evidence-based care for children and adults with the disease. We collaborate with centers of expertise worldwide.
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The GSD program is led by globally recognized endocrinologist and researcher, David A. Weinstein, MD, MMSc. More than 500 patients travel from 49 states and 45 countries for his team’s expert care.
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Dr. Weinstein is the world’s top researcher for GSD. In 2018, he launched the world’s first human gene therapy clinical trial to treat GSD – an advance 20 years in the making.
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Glycogen Storage Disease program services are offered at our main campus in Hartford.
For more information about GSD services at Connecticut Children’s, or to schedule an appointment, please contact us at
Maren is one of fewer than 100 people in the country with GSD type III. “She looks like a very healthy, normal child,” says Katie, Maren’s mom. “You wouldn’t know that she takes cornstarch through her G-tube around the clock.”
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After careful preparation, Connecticut Children’s is excited to welcome your child back for many surgeries, procedures and in-person appointments.
As you resume this important face-to-face care, you can count on us to keep your child safe and sound every step of the way. Learn about our enhanced safety program, Safe and Sound.
Call your child’s specialty clinic today to schedule a surgery, procedure or appointment, or to schedule a Video Visit.
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