Making a diagnosis for a genetic or rare disease can often be challenging. Healthcare professionals typically look at a person’s medical history, symptoms, physical exam, and laboratory test results in order to make a diagnosis. The following resources provide information relating to diagnosis and testing for this condition. If you have questions about getting a diagnosis, you should contact a healthcare professional.
International Usher Syndrome Conference
Thursday, July 10, 2014 -
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
The goals are to: 1) Promote research in emerging areas of USH diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and cure; 2) Present new research findings and develop future research strategies; (3) Promote collaboration among researchers and clinicians from different institutions and different research focus areas who study USH; (4) Educate patients/families affected by Usher Syndrome about research advances and promote collaboration between these families and USH researchers; 5) Make researchers and clinicians aware of the needs of USH patients and families to direct new research priorities.
Contact: Bracie Watson, Jr., Ph.D.,(301) 402-3458, email@example.com
Co-funding Institute(s): National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Office of Rare Diseases Research