Joseph Muenzer, MD, PhD

Professor, Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism

Dr. Muenzer is a pediatric geneticist and researcher, with special interest in congenital metabolic disorders such as Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS). His research includes:

  • Progressive brain disease in children with MPS II, also known as Hunter Syndrome.
  • Developing new avenues of treatment in children with MPS, including clinical trials to test new forms of intravenous enzyme replacement therapy as well as alternative therapies, such as gene therapy and intrathecal drug delivery devices.

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