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NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences
International Meeting on Genetic Syndromes of the Ras/MAPK Pathway, Friday, July 29, 2011 - Sunday, July 31, 2011
Location: The Westin O’Hare, Chicago, IL
Description: The ultimate goals of this meeting are to develop better medical management and establish novel therapies. The overall goal is to provide a forum for researchers, clinicians, physician-scientists, trainees, and affected persons/families to share and discuss basic science and clinical issues in order to set forth a solid framework for future research, translational applications directed toward therapy, and best practices for individuals with Ras/MAPK pathway syndromes.
David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis, Friday, August 27, 2010 - Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Location: Alderbrook Resort, Union, Washington
Description: The goal of the Smith Workshop was to bring together a diverse group of clinicians and scientists to advance general understanding of human dysmorphogenesis as well as normal morphogenesis. To meet this goal, the descriptions of new syndromes, more detailed phenotypic characterization of already established syndromes, studies of the natural history of human malformations, development of an understanding of the molecular and genetic mechanisms of normal and abnormal morphogenesis, and understanding the role that embryogenesis and organogenesis play in the development of human malformations were the central topics of this meeting. The organizers placed emphasis on the interplay between the environment and genes as the causes of human birth defects.
- Neurofibromatoses and RASopathies: Their Management, Diagnosis, Current and Future Therapeutic Avenues
Monday, September 30, 2013 - Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff, Wales
Description: This international meeting will provide a most comprehensive and up to date account of recent developments in this field. Internationally recognized experts from the UK, Europe and the USA will speak on neurofibromatoses and rasopathies. This meeting will be suitable for medical geneticists, oncologists, dermatologists, neurologists, endocrinologists, psychiatrists, molecular and cellular biologists, genetic counsellors and general practitioners.