Gustavo H.B. Maegawa, MD

Gustavo H.B. Maegawa, MD

UF Health Shands Hospital

1600 SW Archer Road
Pediatric Chair's Office - R1-118D
Gainesville, FL 32610
352-294-5559

Specialty: Genetics

Specialty: Physician

Number of years treating Gaucher patients (information provided by specialist)
11 – 15 years
Types of patients treated
  • Infants
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Geriatrics
Does the physician participate in the ICGG/Registry?
Yes
Does the physician have an active clinical or lab research interest?
Yes
Please describe:
My lab is devoted to the identification of small molecule therapies based on the pathogenetic mechanisms of different lysosomal diseases. In addition, we aim to identify and characterize molecules that can tackle the disease process in the central nervous system and arrest and/or prevent the neurodegeneration associated with several lysosomal storage diseases.
Is the physician involved with patient advocacy?
Yes
Please describe:
Collaborating with different foundation initiatives and also participating in patient and physician's awareness groups.

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