CCDS Workshop at SIMD

Cerebral Creatine Deficiency Syndrome (CCDS) Workshop at SIMD


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Please join the Association for Creatine Deficiencies for this informative workshop at the 2019 SIMD annual meeting.

Co-Located with SIMD, Main Conference Hall
Hyatt Regency, Bellevue, Washington
Monday, April 8, 2019

Researchers and medical professionals will present state-of-the-art research on Creatine Deficiencies with the goal of facilitating collaboration across different medical domains. A specific goal of the workshop is to present and reach consensus on newly developed Recommended Treatment Protocols for all three Cerebral Creatine Deficiency Syndromes: CTD, GAMT, and AGAT.

Organizing Committee:

Dr. Saadet Andrews, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Dr. Bruce Barshop, UC San Diego
Dr. Ton DeGrauw, Emory University
Dr. Nicola Longo, University of Utah
Dr. J. Lawrence Merritt, Seattle Children’s
Dr. Andreas Schulze, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Laura Trutoiu, PhD, Association for Creatine Deficiencies
Dr. Klaas Wierenga, Mayo Clinic


Tentative Program

  • Introduction of Participants
  • Goals of the Meeting
  • Natural History and Current Therapy for AGAT Deficiency
  • Proposed Therapy for GAMT Deficiency


  • Natural History and Current Therapy for Creatine Transporter Deficiency
  • Proposed Therapy for Creatine Transporter Deficiency
  • Consensus on Therapy Recommendations
  • Next Step: Plans for publishing treatment consensus


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