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Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, forme fruste


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  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • The 11th Annual North American Genetic Analysis of ABC Transporters Workshop, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - Thursday, September 25, 2014
    Location: NCI-Frederick, Frederick, MD
    Description: <p>This workshop features presentations from graduate students, post-docs., and senior investigators studying the role of ATP Cassette Binding Proteins in human disease. Phylogenetic studies, model systems, and bioinformatic techniques that shed light in this rapidly developing research area are presented. Because student presentations predominate, unpublished results often are first disclosed at these workshops.</p>

  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum Research 2010 Conference, Monday, November 29, 2010 - Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Location: North Bethesda Marriott , Bethesda, MD
    Description: The specific aims of this conference were to review the current status of basic and translational research on pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE), determine the most relevant biomarkers and clinical endpoints in preparation for clinical trials, and evaluate a number of hypothetical therapeutic interventions including vitamin K therapy and anti-angiogenesis therapies. Additionally, meeting participants reviewed the understanding of the clinical manifestations of PXE in order to come to consensus on diagnostic criteria. The results of the meeting will be used to plan for future research and translational applications.

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