Exome sequencing and the management of neurometabolic disorders” , download article here

The metabolic evaluation of the child with an intellectual developmental disorder: Diagnostic algorithm for identification of treatable causes and new digital resource, download article here.

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During the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres Conference (held in Vancouver Oct 28-31, 2012) TIDE BC presented four posters highlighting several of TIDE’s accomplishments


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An international consortium established by Tide-BC members met early in September 2012 to reach consensus on protocols for implementing and studying dietary lysine restriction as novel treatment for Pyridxone Dependent Epilepsy.
BC Children’s Hospital researchers lead the collaboration of clinicians and researchers across Canada, Europe and the USA, and are publishing exciting first results of an intervention which can dramatically improve outcomes of affected affected patients.
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The Garrod Association is an affiliation of over one hundred Canadian clinicians, researchers and policymakers involved in hereditary metabolic diseases and this year, their annual meeting and symposium was held in Winnipeg on May the 4th and 5th. TIDE BC’s Prof. Sylvia Stockler was there, presenting her recent findings on identifying patients with PKU that respond to sapropterin treatment and, to host a workshop on improving evidence of treatments for rare diseases.
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StaR Child Health (Standards for Research in Child Health) is a group of methodologists, clinicians and policy makers who seek to enhance the quality, ethics and reliability of pediatric clinical research by promoting the use of evidence-based standards or guidance for clinical studies with children.
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The TIDE team has been given the opportunity to make its appearance at The Grand Rounds late 2011 and early 2012. The first presentation titled: "Riding the TIDE: Innovating the Diagnostic Approach to Treatable Intellectual Disabilities" was focussed on diagnosis of ID patients (november 4th 2011). The second presentation titled: "Individualized Treatment of Intellectual Disabilities: The Power of
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