Centers and Programs
The UCSF-Stanford Lysosomal Disease Center provides complete services, including consultation, examination, testing, diagnosis, treatment, and genetic counseling, for patients with lysosomal diseases and their families.
The LPCH Metabolic Special Care Center (SCC) provides comprehensive, coordinated health care to California Children's Services (CCS) and Genetically Handicapped Persons Program (GHPP) clients who have inborn errors of metabolism. The SCC is comprised of multi-disciplinary, multi-specialty providers who evaluate the patient's medical condition and develop a family-centered health care plan to facilitate the provision of timely, coordinated treatment.
The Newborn Screening Area Service Center (ASC) at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital provides comprehensive testing, confirmatory diagnosis, and clinical coordination of care for over 40 inherited or congenital disorders for about 100,000 babies born in Northern California each year. Early detection and treatment can prevent or diminish adverse outcomes or serious long term disabilities. The ASC is a Center appointed by the Genetic Disease Branch of the California Department of Health Services within the Division of Medical Genetics.