Article Abstract

Inherited metabolic disorders—from genes to cell to patient to population to society and back

Authors: Shibani Kanungo

Abstract

Annals of Translation Medicine (ATM) focused issue: inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) is a one stop resource for all levels of learners from undergraduates interested in science to multiple subspecialties in the field of medicine, genetics and public health. From the historical perspective of the term “Inborn Errors of Metabolism” coined by Sir Archibald Garrod connected biochemistry, clinical medicine and genetics more than 100 years ago.