Is to provide comprehensive diagnostic laboratory services to
facilitate diagnosis and treatment of patients affected with
The Center for Inherited Disorders of Energy Metabolism (CIDEM)
at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in
Cleveland, Ohio is a group of inter-disciplinary, specialized
laboratories which focus on disorders of mitochondrial function.
These disorders include: pyruvate metabolism, fatty acid oxidation,
Krebs cycle, and electron transport chain. Clinical conditions
associated with these disorders include major disabilities affecting
the central nervous system, skeletal muscle, heart and other organs.