The Importance of Early Recognition of Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff Disease

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Faculty experts Jeanine Jarnes, PharmD, and Chester Whitley, MD, PhD, delve into the rare and difficult to diagnose GM2-gangliosidoses Tays-Sachs and Sandhoff diseases. Following a discussion of the etiology and pathophysiology of these diseases, the faculty use real-life cases to illustrate the various phenotypes of these conditions, as well as key presenting signs and symptoms. Diagnostic approaches are discussed, alongside current standards of care, including supportive and palliative treatment options. Drs. Jarnes and Whitley describe key therapeutic approaches under investigation to improve outcomes of patients with Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease.


Jul 26, 2024


Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Psychology CE


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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Chester B. Whitley, MD, PhD
Jeanine Jarnes, PharmD, MSc, BCOP, BCPS

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Supported by an independent educational grant from Sanofi.

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Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Classic/Phenotypic Presentations,Early Recognition,Diagnostic Strategies,Standard of Care,Emerging Treatments Free CE CME

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