Leading the worldwide fight to treat and cure
Tay-Sachs, Canavan, GM1 and Sandhoff diseases

  • 1

Latest News

  • 1
  • 2

 

NTSAD leads the worldwide fight to treat and cure
Tay-Sachs, Canavan, GM1, and Sandhoff diseases
by driving research, forging collaboration, and fostering community.

Supporting families is the center of everything we do.

Join us, learn more, and support our cause.

 

If you think of a gene as a page in a book, “gene sequencing” refers to reading across each letter of that page to see if there are any “spelling mistakes” in the genetic code. Gene sequencing would detect if “cat” in the book is misspelled as “ctt”. Some coding changes are normal and make us unique individuals. Other coding differences can result in disease.

Login