International PKU Day

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Why is the PKU Day taking place on June 28th?

Robert Guthrie

Robert Guthrie was born June 28th, 1916. He invented the possibility for newborn screening. This test is also known as the "Guthrie test".

E.S.PKU Initiative

In 2013 delegates of the E.S.PKU decided to launch the first International PKU Day. Visit the E.S.PKU Website

Horst Bickel

Horst Bickel was born June 28th, 1918. He was first to develeop a low-protein diet for PKU and establish screening in Germany.

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