The USF Regional Genetics and Metabolism program was established in 1977 to provide comprehensive medical management to individuals and families with a genetic condition. This includes an initial evaluation and examination, genetic testing as appropriate, genetic counseling and follow up as appropriate.
The goals of genetic counseling are to help the individual or family:
The Division of Genetics and Metabolism participates in multiple national and international research trials for patients with inborn errors of metabolism. The focus of the trials is to identify new treatments for rare disorders.