Information about AADC deficiency


Aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency is a genetic and neurometabolic disease that affects the nervous system. Learn more about the disease here.

Living with AADC

AADC deficiency can affect many aspects of a person’s life, including mobility, breathing, sleeping, and eating. Learn more here about different ways to manage the condition, adapt, and handle everyday tasks.


There is not yet a cure for AADC deficiency, but there are approved treatments that can help manage the condition, as well as experimental treatments in the pipeline. Learn more about treating the disease here.