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X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency


Other Names for this Disease

  • SCID, X-linked
  • SCIDX
  • SCIDX1
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency T- B+ due to gamma chain deficiency
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency T- B+, X-linked
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ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • The Spectrum of Caregiving and Palliative Care in Rare Diseases, Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - Wednesday, June 10, 2015
    Location: NIH Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The findings and recommendations resulting from the Workshop will provide guidance to the extramural community as well as to NINR and other Institutes, Offices (e.g., ORDR), and agencies in developing strategies for advancing the science of palliative care and caregiving in rare disease and research programs. It is anticipated that a funding opportunity announcement will result from the Workshop.

  • Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium (PIDTC) Scientific Workshop, Thursday, May 01, 2014 - Saturday, May 03, 2014
    Location: Seattle, WA
    Description: The first three PIDTC Annual Scientific Workshops beginning in 2011 focused on critical topics for patients with SCID, Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS) and Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD). Over 2012 and 2013, the Workshop has seen participation increase by more than 25% with a significant portion consisting of trainees and junior faculty interested in PID. We have also seen increasing participation from European colleagues resulting in the recent commitment to collaborate on PIDTC’s natural history study in CGD. Further discussion with European colleagues is underway to collaborate on PIDTC’s study of outcomes for patients with SCID who received HCT and have survived 25 years or more. Finally, the Workshops have facilitated the development of the first ever prospective multicenter intervention trial for newborns with SCID.

  • 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.

  • Gene Transfer and Rare Diseases Workshop, Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Location: Rockville Hilton, Rockville, Maryland
    Description: The NIH Office of Biotechnology Activities and Office of Rare Disease Research, NCATS, are co-sponsoring a workshop to discuss the advances in and challenges of gene transfer for rare diseases. There have been recent promising clinical successes in gene transfer protocols for rare diseases, such as retinal degeneration, hemophilia, and immune disorders. Investigators will discuss their results to date and opportunities and challenges for extending these successes to other similar rare diseases. The panel discussions will focus on strategies for maximizing opportunities for data sharing or platform development.

  • Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium (PIDTC) Scientific Workshop, Thursday, April 07, 2011 - Saturday, April 09, 2011
    Location: San Francisco, CA
    Description: This was a 3-day meeting. Participation at the workshop was by invitation and included representatives from each of the centers participating at PIDTC as well as representatives of CIBMTR, USIDNET, NIAID, ORDR, EBMT, and ESID. This was meant to favor collaboration and promote international collaborative trials in the field of these rare disorders. Special attention was paid to invitation of young investigators at a senior stage in their training or at the beginning of their academic careers. The meeting was open to representatives of the patient advocacy groups that are active in the field of primary immune deficiencies (PIDs) with the intent of promoting communication and collaboration. The results of the meeting will be published in a peer-reviewed journal.

  • Newborn Screening in the Genomic Era: Setting a Research Agenda, Monday, December 13, 2010 - Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Location: Rockville, MD
    Description: This meeting allowed leaders in the fields of genomics and newborn screening to learn from each other and together explore new ways to advance research on new genomic technologies, potential health applications for newborn screening and beyond, and related ELSI issues.

  • 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.

  • Primary Immunodeficiency Disease Consortium Conference, Thursday, June 11, 2009
    Location: San Francisco, CA
    Description: The CIS Primary Immune Deficiency Consortium Conference provided new investigators in this field the continued opportunity to enhance career development by learning from leaders in the field of primary immunodeficiency and other young investigators from institutions across the Americas and Europe.

  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Conference on DNA Repair and Mutagenesis, Saturday, May 30, 2009 - Friday, June 05, 2009
    Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
    Description: The major goals of this conference were to disseminate novel, unpublished results; identify new technologies and clinical therapies; and foster new collaborations among participants. A hallmark of this conference is the exceptionally broad cross-section of participants in terms of research focus (basic, translational, and clinical), age (the large meeting venue draws many younger scientists, graduate students, and senior investigators; ASM committed $20,000 to subsidize graduate student travel), institutional affiliation (academia, government, private industry, and publishing), and geography. Numerous opportunities were provided for in-depth discussion during and after sessions and at meals, including the popular evening poster sessions to promote informal interactions among all participants.

  • Fifth International Meeting of Gene and Cell Therapies for Arthritis and Related Diseases, Tuesday, April 29, 2008 - Thursday, May 01, 2008
    Location: Bell Harbor Conference Center, Seattle, WA
    Description: The goals of this meeting were to share advances in cellular biology that offer the opportunity to harness regulatory immune cells to combat autoimmune disease, to harness the use of multipotent progenitor cells to augment tissue regeneration and repair, and to accelerate the development of molecular and cellular therapies for rheumatologic and orthopaedic disorders. The GTARD conference series was initiated 9 years ago as a dedicated forum for investigators performing research in these areas to review and discuss scientific progress and to share ideas and technologies. Proceedings from the first three meetings have been published and proceedings from the 2006 meeting are currently in revision. The proceedings from this meeting will be similarly published.

  • X-Linked Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (XSC10) Family Workshop Program, Friday, April 18, 1997 - Saturday, April 19, 1997
    Location: Bethesda, MD

  • Workshop on Registries for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, Tuesday, November 19, 1996
    Location: NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD

Other Names for this Disease
  • SCID, X-linked
  • SCIDX
  • SCIDX1
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency T- B+ due to gamma chain deficiency
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency T- B+, X-linked
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.