1. Articles on biomarker

Biomarkers - CentoGuard

Biomarkers play ideally an essential role in the early diagnosis, prediction and therapeutic monitoring of diseases, reflecting the burden of the disease for the patients. Regular monitoring both for disease onset and progression but also demonstrating the benefit of potential treatment are of high value for the patients. Biomarkers bring rationality in the treatment of patients with rare diseases.

Articles on Biomarkers

  • Familial hypercholesterolemia panel

    Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by severe elevations in total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels that lead to atherosclerotic plaque deposition in the coronary arteries and proximal aorta at an early age, leading to an…

  • Glucosylsphingosine is a reliable response biomarker

    Perusing our research quest for selective and specific biomarkers we have designed and performed a research study involving potential biomarkers for Gaucher disease and we have identified a glucosylsphingosine as a reliable responsible biomarker for this disease.

  • Rapid intravenous enzyme infusion

    In the latest issue of American Journal of Hematology, we have published results of recent collaborative study on development of enzyme replacement therapies in Gaucher disease type 1. Together with colleagues from University Rostock, Israel and Australia, we tested effects of rapid intravenous…

  • Lysosomal storage diseases (LSD) panel

    Lysosomal storage diseases (LSD) are a heterogeneous group of inherited disorders characterized by the accumulation of partially digested or undigested macromolecules in cells, due to the absence of different lysosomal enzymes, which ultimately results in cellular dysfunction and clinical…

  • Alport syndrome

    Alport syndrome (ATS) is a rare disease caused by genetic mutations in one of the type IV collagen genes that encode connective tissue proteins localized within basement membranes of the kidneys, ears, and eyes. Thus, the disease is characterized by renal, cochlear, and ocular involvement.