Iron & Heme Metabolism, Iron Chelation
The regulation of iron absorption, utilization, and storage.
The Iron and Heme Metabolism, Iron Chelation program supports work on the regulation of iron absorption, utilization, and storage. Specific areas of interest include: mechanisms underlying disordered iron utilization and sequestration; genetic determinants of inherited and acquired iron overload disorders; heme synthesis, transport, and metabolism; porphyrias; noninvasive measurement of organ and tissue iron load; and iron chelators and chelation therapy.
NIDDK Program Staff
- Cindy N. Roy, Ph.D. Iron; Heme Biosynthesis; Globin Regulation; Terminal Erythropoiesis; Systemic amyloidosis; Porphyrias
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