Dedicated to providing better outcomes for individuals with leukodystrophies
The Australian Leukodystrophy Clinical and Research Program aims to provide more diagnoses, improved experiences, and better outcomes for families affected by leukodystrophies and white matter disorders through research and targeted precision treatments. The program is a national collaboration of medical research institutes, hospitals and universities around Australia.What is leukodystrophy? Our program
Genetics and genomics
Over one hundred new adult and paediatric patients present with leukodystrophies in Australia each year. However, until recently around half of patients with these debilitating conditions remained undiagnosed.
The Australian Leukodystrophy Clinical and Research Program is using state of the art genomic technologies to provide rapid testing and help reduce the proportion of undiagnosed leukodystrophies.Our program