Research Progress Report by Reza Seyedsadjadi, MD, and Florian Eichler, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

“Optimizing Dysphagia Assessments Using MBSImP in Adults with Nephropathic Cystinosis”.

Swallowing difficulty is a major concern in patients with nephropathic cystinosis. The results of this research study will help researchers better understand how swallowing is affected in patients with cystinosis and will yield better potential targets for treatment. Drs. Seyedsadjadi and Eichler, expect to better understand the mechanics of swallowing and detect abnormality in earlier stages. Download the report.