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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.
VI International Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs (ICORD 2010): Global Approach to Accessibility in Rare Diseases, Orphan Drugs and Neglected Diseases , Thursday, March 18, 2010 - Saturday, March 20, 2010
Location: Palais Rouge Convention Center, Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Description: For the first time, the VI International Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs (ICORD 2010) was convened in the southern hemisphere in agreement with its aim of globalization of rare diseases research and orphan products development activities.
Fifth International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion , Thursday, May 28, 2009 - Saturday, May 30, 2009
Location: Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX
Description: The main objective of this conference was to focus on the current problems associated with pediatric cardiac patients during and after acute or chronic cardiac support. At this conference, we brought together many distinguished physicians and scientists to define precisely the current problems and to suggest solutions with novel approaches.
Weinstein Cardiovascular Development Conference, Thursday, May 07, 2009 - Saturday, May 09, 2009
Location: San Francisco, CA
Description: The intent of the meeting was to advance the overall field of cardiovascular development and congenital heart disease through the sharing of information and the facilitation of collaborative investigations. An additional goal was to aid the career development of students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty members by providing a forum where they could present their work and interact with established investigators. Because of this emphasis on career development, the conference has strived to keep registration fees low, because higher fees may be prohibitive for students and junior investigators with limited funding. ORDR co-sponsorship in previous years has enabled this goal by allowing the organizers to provide a reduced registration fee for students and fellows.