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DR. T. Torresani, Ph.D

Toni Torresani studied biochemistry at the Universities of Berne and Zurich, Switzerland. He received his PhD in 1983. From 1973 onwards he has been employed by the University Children’s Hospital, Endocrinology Laboratory, climbing up from research assistant, via deputy director towards director (1987). During this time he became responsible for the laboratory of the neonatal...

PKU
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PKU

New Born screening also tests for PKU – Phenylketonuria It is one type of amino acid disorder. People with PKU have problems breaking down an amino acid called phenylalanine from the food they eat.