Other Names for this Disease
- Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
- Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
News & Events
ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences
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.
Genetic Diseases of Children: Advancing Research & Care, Monday, March 07, 2011 - Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Location: Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, New York, NY
Description: The New York State Department of Health announced Genetic Diseases of Children: Advancing Research & Care. This national conference brought together the worlds of health, science, government, and industry with the families who look to them for answers.
The 15th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid , Saturday, August 28, 2010 - Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Location: Pasadena, California
Description: Studies on the sinusoidal cells are becoming increasingly important in diverse areas ranging from stem cells, liver development and regeneration, and the pathogenesis of liver diseases such as steatohepatitis, fibrosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to therapeutic approaches including liver transplantation. The target audience was both established and junior investigators, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows who work in these multidisciplinary fields. The symposium helped develop constructive international collaborations that would result in true advantages for people with rare liver 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.