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Sheila: Unlocking the Treatment for PKU - Green, Anne
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In 1951 a two year old infant Sheila Jones was diagnosed at Birmingham Children's Hospital (BCH) with a rare condition Phenylketonuria (PKU). There was no treatment but, not accepting this, her distraught mother Mary persevered until she found help from three pioneering doctors at BCH: Dr Horst Bickel, Dr John Gerrard and Dr Evelyn Hickmans. In the hospital laboratory they worked tirelessly to prepare a special formula and Sheila was the first person in the world to receive dietary treatment for PKU. Until now, little has ...

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Sheila: Unlocking the Treatment for PKU 2020, Brewin Books, Warwickshire

ISBN-13: 9781858587141

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