Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

PTC Study Shows Profound Effects of AADC on Caregivers

Caregivers of children with aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency spend the bulk of their days providing care, with most needing additional help and having to quit their jobs or greatly reduce working hours, according to responses to a questionnaire developed by PTC Therapeutics. “As with so many rare…