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Niemann-Pick disease


Other Names for this Disease

  • Sphingomyelin lipidosis
  • Sphingomyelinase deficiency
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Organizations

Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • Canadian Society for Mucopolysaccharide and Related Diseases Inc. (Canadian MPS Society)
    P.O. Box 30034, RPO Parkgate
    North Vancouver, BC V7H 2Y8
    Canada
    Toll-free: 800-667-1846
    Telephone: 604-924-5130
    Fax: 604-924-5131
    E-mail: info@mpssociety.ca
    Website: http://www.mpssociety.ca

  • Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases (CLIMB)
    Climb Building
    176 Nantwich Road
    Crewe CW2 6BG
    United Kingdom
    Telephone: 0800 652 3181 (toll free)
    E-mail: info.svcs@climb.org.uk
    Website: http://www.climb.org.uk

  • Hide and Seek Foundation for Lysosomal Storage Disease Research
    4123 Lankershim Boulevard
    6475 East Pacific Coast Highway
    Suite 466
    Long Beach, CA 90803
    Telephone: 877-621-1122
    Fax: 866-215-8850
    E-mail: info@hideandseek.org
    Website: http://www.hideandseek.org

  • National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation, Inc.
    P.O. Box 49
    401 Madison Avenue, Suite B
    Ft. Atkinson, WI 53538
    Toll-free: 877-CURE-NPC (287-3672)
    Telephone: 920-563-0930
    Fax: 920-563-0931
    E-mail: nnpdf@nnpdf.org
    Website: http://www.nnpdf.org

  • National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association
    2001 Beacon Street
    Suite 204
    Brighton, MA 02135
    Toll-free: 800-90-NTSAD (906-8723)
    Telephone: 617-277-4463
    Fax: 617-277-0134
    E-mail: info@ntsad.org
    Website: http://www.ntsad.org

Social Networking Websites

  • DNAandU.org is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support

Other Names for this Disease
  • Sphingomyelin lipidosis
  • Sphingomyelinase deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.