Center for Hypophosphasia

Treatment spectrum and focus of services

  • Multidisciplinary center for diagnosis, treatment and research for the rare disease hypophos­­pha­tasia
  • Care for children and adults with hypophospha­tasia
  • Genetic testing and councelling
  • Direct application of scientific progress to medicine
  • Assistance with disease specific problems (social and professional)
  • Networking with cost units, patient support groups, researching pharmaceutical companies and experts
  • Clinical studies for the treatment of hypo­phophatasia
  • Basic and clinical research on hypophosphatasia
  • Organization of the “Netzwerks Hypophosphatasie Deutschland“ with the objective to establish national guidelines for diagnosis and treatment and to further improve patient care

Participating institutions

  • Department of Orthopaedics König-Ludwig-Haus University of Würzburg
  • Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheuma­tology and Osteology
  • Department of Neurosurgery, section of Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Institute of Human Genetics, University of Würzburg
  • Institute for Periodontology
  • Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, special focus Pediatric Radiology



Prof. Dr. Franz Jakob

Dr. Lothar Seefried

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Christine Hofmann

Contact König-Ludwig-Haus

Ursula Hofmann


+49 931 803-1582





Contact UKW

Lisa Lambers


+49 931 201-27794