These genetics diseases are disorders caused by an abnormality in DNA. There are many types of genetic diseases. NTSAD focuses on inherited genetic diseases that fall into two groups - lysosomal storage diseases and leukodystrophies.
Family support for Tay-Sachs, Sandhoff, GM-1 and Canavan is provided by NTSAD and we work closely with patient advocacy groups dedicated to various allied diseases.
Research efforts related to all lysosomal and link to glossary leukodystrophy allied diseases are supported by NTSAD. The gained scientific knowledge is meaningful to all allied diseases because they share many biochemical traits.