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Human T-cell leukemia virus type 1

Other Names for this Disease
  • HTLV-1
  • Human T lymphotropic virus type 1
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ORDR-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.

  • 15th International Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV and Related Viruses, Sunday, June 05, 2011 - Wednesday, June 08, 2011
    Location: Leuven, Belgium
    Description: The objectives of the 15th Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV and Related Viruses in Leuven, Belgium, are to (1) provide a forum for the presentation of original research pertaining to HTLV-I, HTLV-II, and related human viruses; (2) promote interdisciplinary interaction between basic scientists, epidemiologists, and clinical researchers toward fostering bench-to-bedside research; (3) promote interaction between scientists in the developed and developing world and stimulate international collaboration; and (4) expose students and young scientists to the HTLV research arena and promote their research careers so that this new generation may contribute to the field.

  • 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.