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Schistosomiasis


Other Names for this Disease

  • Bilharzia
  • Blood fluke
  • Katayama fever
  • Schistosoma mansoni infection
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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.

  • 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.

  • Bacterial Waterborne and Emerging Infectious Diseases: Collaborative Research Opportunities in North Africa and the Middle East, Monday, January 31, 2011 - Thursday, February 03, 2011
    Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
    Description: The goal of this meeting was to stimulate new or expanded scientific exchange, research training, and collaborative research projects between U.S. and Middle Eastern and North African scientists. National Institutes of Health (NIH), Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF), Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU)-3, and World Health Organization (WHO) staff provided individual mentoring to participants on suitable funding mechanisms that could be used to support small collaborative projects, including the CRDF option.

  • 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.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Bilharzia
  • Blood fluke
  • Katayama fever
  • Schistosoma mansoni infection
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.