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Metabolic Laboratory

The Metabolic Laboratory (head of laboratory: Prof. G.S. Salomons) is part of the department of Clinical Chemistry of the VU University Medical Center (VUmc).

The focus of our laboratory is:

- Diagnostics (and treatment control) of inborn errors of metabolism at the metabolite , enzyme and DNA level.

- Translational research of, especially neurometabolic inborn errors and metabolic causes of inborn and acquired heart and vascular diseases.

- Education and teaching within the VUmc.

- Our Organic synthesis laboratory provides home-made standards for metabolic research for the less common compounds.

All our activities are performed within a quality system according to the accreditation criteria of the RvA (Dutch accreditation council; NEN-EN-ISO15189, accreditation number: M045) and CLIA (CLIA ID number 99D1040080). 

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