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Goals, Mission & Vision

Our Mission

FCDGC’s mission is to improve clinical symptoms as well as improve quality of life and life expectancy of individuals with congenital disorders of glycosylation through advancing and sharing knowledge, developing and validating new diagnostic tools, and exploring therapeutic options to restore appropriate glycosylation.

A family affected by Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation has fun at the park


Our Goals

  • Define natural history, validate patient reported outcome and share knowledge on congenital disorders of glycosylation
  • Develop and validate new biochemical diagnostic techniques and therapeutic biomarkers for clinical trials
  • Restore appropriate glycosylation in congenital disorders of glycosylation to improve clinical symptoms and quality of life of patients and their families