Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center is proud to be one of the nation's leading centers for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency research, led by Dr. Jeffrey Teckman.
Dr. Teckman has been studying the disease for 14 years, and is currently enrolling patients in a national study called ChILDREN (Childhood Liver Disease Research and Education Network). The study will create a national database of patients with Alpha-1, allowing researchers to look for trends among patients and develop treatments.
ChiLDREN Study Results
Dr. Teckman presented the study that shows most Alpha-1 children with liver disease have few symptons and normal growth. Click here for more information on the study.
To make an appointment with Dr. Teckman, please call (314) 268-4010, or (314) 577-5647.
Alpha-1 Resources for Parents