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Welcome to Genetics and Metabolism

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Genetics and Metabolism provides clinical services at Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Colorado.  The Department also offers educational programs and pursues clinical and basic research on numerous conditions. 

Please explore our website for more information, and contact us if you have any questions.

 

Clinical ServicesCLINICAL SERVICES
We provide consultative inpatient services at Children's Hospital Colorado and affiliated hospitals and regional outreach programs in Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana.  MORE »



EducationEDUCATION
We offer a variety of educational programs including a two-year Fellowship/Residency Program in Genetics at Children's Hospital Colorado.  MORE »



ResearchRESEARCH
We pursue clinical and basic research on numerous inherited conditions. Translational research efforts are bringing our new findings to clinical care through our service laboratories. MORE »

HIGHLIGHTS & NEWS

  • Emily Bates, PhD, presented her lecture, "K+ Channels Affect Development: Implications for Down Syndrome" for the Linda Crnic Seminar Series in February 2014.
  • Dr. David Manchester received the Career Teaching Scholar Award in 2013 from the CU SOM Department of Pediatrics.
  • Dr. Austin Larson is the Principal Investigator of the "Use of whole exome sequencing of parent-child trios to detect novel mutations in patients with septo-optic dysplasia" project.
  • The Colorado Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) aids investigators in our Section in research into intellectual disabilities and related conditions.
  • Clinical research in our Section includes studies to describe the clinical spectrum of disorders, such as skeletal dysplasias, and studies on comprehensive care, including new treatments for neurofibromatosis, lysosomal storage disorders, and phenylketonuria.