Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata di Verona

Verona, ITALY


Verona Health Care Provider, has focused, in the last decades, its effort to diagnose, follow up and now treate, children and adults affected with inherited metabolic disorders, especially lysosomal storage disorders.

Recently the Regional Expanded Newborn Screening Program choose Verona as Referral Centre for diagnosis and treatment of Aminoacid Disorders, Urea Cycle Disorders and Organic Acidurias.

The GIMME (Interdisciplinary Group for Inherited Metabolic Disorders) allows a multidisciplinary approach to children and adults affected with such diseases: adult and child physicians monthly join together and share their knowledge and experiences.


Lysosomal disorders

Aminoacid disorders, urea cycle and organic acidurias



Expanded newborn screening

Biochemical diagnosis

Molecular genetic diagnosis (Sanger and NGS)

Histopathology and ultrastructural diagnosis (muscle, skin, nerve biopsy and lymphocyte pellet)

Radiology (CT, MRI, Spectroscopy)

EEG and Neurophysiology (adult and pediatric patients)

pediatric and adult Neurology, Psychiatry, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Respiratory Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Clinical Immunology, Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Neurosurgery, pediatric and adult Intensive Care

Dietician support

Psychological support (families, children and adults)

Palliative care

Genetic counselling

Epidemiology and statistics

Alessandro Salviati

Department of Neuroscience, Biomedicine and Movement University of Verona

Andrea Bordugo

HCP Azienda Ospedaliera Università Integrata, Verona, Italy