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Gregory Enns

Dr. Enns is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Medical Genetics and has been Director of the Biochemical Genetics Program at Stanford University since 1998. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Glasgow and trained in clinical genetics and clinical biochemical genetics at the University of California, San Francisco. As a clinician, he cares for patients who have a broad range of genetic and metabolic conditions and focuses on diagnosing and managing those who have mitochondrial disorders, organic acidemias, lysosomal storage disorders, congenital disorders of glycosylation, and other inborn errors of metabolism. His research involves creating of a panel of sensitive blood biomarkers of redox imbalance, using tandem mass spectrometry, so that patients who have primary or secondary mitochondrial dysfunction can be detected and monitored non-invasively, and the development of novel therapies to treat mitochondrial dysfunction

Paul Orchard

Dr. Paul Orchard is the Medical Director of the Inherited Metabolic & Storage Disease Program and a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation at the University of Minnesota. He is interested in the use of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and other cell therapies for inherited metabolic diseases, as well as combination therapy in order to improve outcomes.