Events

Description: The purpose of the annual Meeting is to provide a forum to bring together basic and clinical NF investigators to present their latest research. Each year the Meeting focuses on various key issues in the NF research landscape. The Meeting also traditionally includes a number of high-profile keynote speakers not...
The conference fee of £50 or $100 per adult (children under 18 are free) will include three nights at the hotel, plus Tuesday dinner, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Wednesday and Thursday and all conference sessions and events. Each family will need to (a) register with the PC Patient Support...
Dates and venue of the congress The World Rett Syndrome Congress will be held on October 10-13, 2008 at the: Maison de la Mutualit̩ 24 rue Saint-Victor Р75250 Paris Cedex 05 РFrance www.congresmutualite.com Subway stations: Maubert Mutualit̩, Cardinal Lemoine & Jussieu RER: ligne B, station Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame Congress secretariat...
Description: This conference will provide a forum for both new and established investigators to present their most recent work, highlighting new findings relevant to adrenal physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology, genetics, and medicine. It is anticipated that these discoveries will provide a framework for further understanding the function of the adrenal...
We will include open-table discussions in all three sessions of our symposium, which will allow attendees and speakers to discuss these issues openly. A second goal is communication of the importance of raft biology to a much wider research community. Third, we hope to seed collaborations and sharing of reagents...
We will discuss insights gathered from the study of model genetic organisms and human cells on the intersection between RecQ helicases and the responses to DNA damage, examining (1) the biochemistry of RecQ helicases, (2) RecQ`s roles in DNA replication and DNA repair, (3) RecQ helicases and intra-S phase checkpoint...
Chaired by Chair: Professor Manuel Palacin E-Mail Institute for Research in BiomedicineUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain http://www.pcb.ub.es/ Vice-chair:
As a result of attending the ISPD conference participants will be exposed to a wide-range of timely topics that will directly affect their clinical practice and will create new research agendas. Exposure to the debate topics will inform participants regarding current areas of controversy. The multidisciplinary topics and varied backgrounds...
Información General El Congreso Latinoamericano de Enfermedades Raras se llevará a cabo los días 27 a 29 de Marzo de 2008, en la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Están convocados todas las organizaciones e individuos de Latinoamérica que trabajen en...
The key goals of the conference are (a) to allow investigators access to data before publication early access to information allows this information to be used by other investigators and for new collaborations to form to move scientific discovery forward faster; (b) to allow for the identification of common molecular...
Description: The purposes of the working group are to discuss current knowledge related to cost-effective analysis (CEA) in rare diseases, identify gaps in this body of knowledge, and strategize next steps for incorporating CEA into the evaluation of biobehavioral interventions. It is anticipated that the working group will provide recommendations that...
Description: Goals of the workshop are to organize and implement a patient registry, establish algorithms that optimize diagnostic testing and identify strategies for the development of therapies. The results of this conference will be useful to investigators interested in these diseases by improving access to research resources important for progress of...
Description: It is expected that this scientific workshop will provide the opportunities: 1) To review the clinical course of all available presymptomatic children transplanted for Krabbe disease, to include serial neuroimaging, cerebrospinal fluid findings, and neurophysiologic studies. (Is the defect central, peripheral or both? Are there differences in outcome based on...
Description: The major goals in organizing the conference include: (1) Discussion of the current status of salivary gland research and the evolving questions, (2) Cutting-edge presentations on a variety of research projects relevant to salivary gland research, (3) Discussion of emerging fields and future areas of research emphasis, (4) Introduction for...
Description: The meeting will bring together scientists from different fields to facilitate interaction and collaboration. It will involve scientists from basic research, industry, government policy makers, and clinicians. The underlying goals of this meeting are to identify new avenues of investigation, to define therapeutic strategies for the maintenance of genomic integrity,...
An important goal of the meeting is to allow ample opportunity for new emerging areas to be represented. Therefore, at least 20% of the invited presentations will be chosen from the submitted abstracts that describe late-breaking news. Participants were able to begin submitting their abstracts in November 2007. All abstracts...
Areas of investigation Autoimmune Diseases Cardiovascular Diseases CNS Drug Delivery Gene Therapy Infectious Diseases Medical Devices Oncology Specialty Pharmaceuticals Therapeutic Vaccines   Who should attend Institutional Investors Venture Capitalists Sophisticated Private Investors Business Development & Partnering Executives Chief Scientific Officers Corporate Executives Scientists   Further information: http://www.rodmanandrenshaw.com/conferences?id=6
The E-Rare consortium is pleased to announce a workshop on the use of database management systems and biobanks in the field of rare diseases. The aim of this workshop is to bring together a small group of developers/users of such databases from different countries, to let them exchange their experiences...