Our Journey

The Lysosomal & Rare Disorders Research & Treatment Center was founded in 2013 by Dr. Ozlem Goker-Alpan with a vision to provide high-quality care for individuals with lysosomal storage diseases and other rare genetic disorders.

Dr. Goker-Alpan is a world-renowned authority in lysosomal and other rare genetic disorders. She is well known for her over 20 years of dedication to the health and well-being of her patients.

Mission and Vision

LDRTC uses the latest research to unravel underlying disease-causing mechanisms, discover new biomarkers, and explore new therapeutic pathways and treatment options for persons suffering from lysosomal and other rare diseases.

We provide comprehensive medical care and consultation for individuals with various LSDs nationwide and internationally. Our center serves as a platform for patients and families affected by these debilitating disorders.