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  • Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) Annual Conference, Friday, October 18, 2013 - Sunday, October 20, 2013
    Location: Westin O’Hare Hotel , Rosemont, IL
    Description: The goals of the PEDRA annual meetings are to provide an educational platform that will enhance the research skills of PeDRA investigators and establish a forum for the critical review of research proposals developed by PeDRA disease-focused groups and to create a bridge between basic scientists and clinicians to enhance opportunities for research. Each group will identify and prioritize the clinical needs and therapeutic opportunities.

  • The 10th Annual North American Genetic Analysis of ABC Transporters Workshop, Thursday, September 19, 2013 - Friday, September 20, 2013
    Location: NCI-Frederick, Frederick, MD
    Description: The goals of this conference are to bring together multidisciplinary experts in ciliary motility, mucus, mucociliary interactions and other cilia/fluid systems to discuss the latest results in these fields and to investigate new ways of approaching these dynamic interactive systems to further understanding of their properties and impact in human health and disease.

  • RDCRN 3rd Conference on Clinical Research for Rare Diseases, Tuesday, October 02, 2012
    Location: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, Rockville, MD
    Description: Clinical research in rare diseases presents a number of challenges and unique issues that are not usually considered in the training of clinical investigators through existing training programs. Goals of the conference include: direct instruction of trainees and new investigators in rare disease research methodology; development of a reusable curriculum/syllabus on rare disease research methodology; and stimulation of ideas regarding the unique issues facing investigators engaged in the study of rare diseases.