Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Rare Disease Day at NIH on March 1, 2018
December 19, 2017
18th Annual International Spinal Muscular Atrophy Research Group Meeting
Thursday, June 12, 2014 -
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Location: Gaylord National , National Harbor, MD
The overall goal of the meeting is to provide a venue for researchers to share unpublished data and to develop collaborations, with the intent of accelerating the discovery of a treatment for this devastating disease. In addition, the specific aims for the conference are: 1.To enable open communication of early, unpublished scientific data, accelerating the pace of research. 2.To provide a forum to discuss timely topics in SMA openly with the entire research community. 3. To create a sense of community among SMA researchers, resulting in productive research partnerships.
Contact: Dr. John D. Porter(301) 496-5739 email@example.com
Co-funding Institute(s): National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Office of Rare Diseases Research
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