Working Collaboratively

Working Collaboratively

What are LSD’s?

Lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs) are a group of approximately 50 rare inherited metabolic disorders that result from defects in lysosomal function. Lysosomal storage disorders result when a specific organelle in the body’s cells – the lysosome – malfunctions. All lysosomal storage disorders share a common pathogenesis: a genetic defect in a specific lysosomal enzyme, receptor target, activator protein, membrane protein, or transporter, leading to accumulation of substrates in cell lysosomes.

The UK LSD Patient Organisation Collaborative

Patient organisations representing those affected by Lysosomal Storage Disorders work together in the common interest of LSD patients and their families in the UK. The Group is made up of representatives from the

Further Information

The LSD UK Patient Organisation Secretariat
Tanya Collin-Histed
Executive Director
Gauchers Association
3 Bull Pitch
Dursley
Gloucestershire
GL11 4NG

E: tanya@gaucher.org.uk
T: 01453 549231

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