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Type A

NPD Type A

Treatment Options for NPA

Presently, there are no treatments for Niemann-Pick Disease Type A.  Supportive treatment can help manage the symptoms of NPA. Support may be needed from:

  • A Pulmonologist for respiratory problems
  • A Cardiologist for heart problems
  • Liver and spleen specialists
  • Nutritionists
  • Physical therapists
  • A Gastroenterologist

Contact NNPDF for assistance with referrals to a specialist.


Mount Sinai School of Medicine,
International Center for Types A and B Niemann-Pick Disease

Edward H. Schuchman, PhD
Director, International Center for Types A and B Niemann-Pick Disease

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
1425 Madison Avenue, Room 14-20A
New York, NY 10029
Tele:  212-659-6711; Fax:  212-849-2447

George A. Diaz, MD, PhD
Division Chief of Medical Genetics

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Atran Berg Laboratory Building, 1 – 45
1428 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Tele: 212-241-0858

Chrystelle Montagne, PhD
Associate Researcher II / Study Coordinator

Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1498
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-659-1456

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