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Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • BHD syndrome
  • Fibrofolliculomas with trichodiscomas and acrochordons
  • BHD
  • Hornstein-Knickenberg syndrome
  • Birt Hogg Dube syndrome
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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.

  • Second International Birt-Hogg-Dube Symposium, Thursday, April 22, 2010
    Location: Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Washington, DC
    Description: Goals of the symposium included working together to (1) gather information/data to support new clinical trials with drug/gene therapies based upon in vitro and in vivo research results; (2) generate important reagents, including antibodies, animal models, cell lines, tumor samples, recombinant proteins, etc., for distribution to the Birt-Hogg-Dube (BHD) research community; and (3) develop fruitful collaborations among the researchers and clinicians in attendance.

(General Scientific Conferences)

  • BHD Foundation provides information on previous and upcoming conferences related to this condition.
Other Names for this Disease
  • BHD syndrome
  • Fibrofolliculomas with trichodiscomas and acrochordons
  • BHD
  • Hornstein-Knickenberg syndrome
  • Birt Hogg Dube syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.