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Pediatric Metabolism

Diabetes researcher Dr. MehboobIdentifying liver hormones that play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes is among the goals of Division of Metabolism researcher Mehboob Hussain.

The staff in the Division of Metabolism at the Children’s Center diagnoses and treats diseases and conditions in children that result from genetic mutations that prevent the body’s natural molecules from being used properly.

Our research-oriented group offers clinical expertise in a number of areas, including:

  • Hyperammonemic encephalopathy
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Pyrimidinuria
  • Transcabamylase deficiency
  • Urea cycle disorders
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