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Diseases

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Familial thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection


Other Names for this Disease
  • Familial TAAD
  • Familial aortic aneurysm
  • Familial thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Annuloaortic ectasia
  • Familial aortic dissection
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News & Events


ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 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.

  • 25th Annual National Marfan Foundation Conference, Thursday, August 06, 2009 - Sunday, August 09, 2009
    Location: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Description: Goals of this meeting were to (1) improve public awareness of Marfan syndrome; (2) improve patients’ knowledge of their condition and therapeutic options available to them (medical, social, and psychological); and (3) bring patients together with specialists from multiple disciplines including medical genetics, cardiology, cardiac surgery, orthopedics, and ophthalmology.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Familial TAAD
  • Familial aortic aneurysm
  • Familial thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Annuloaortic ectasia
  • Familial aortic dissection
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.