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Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia


Other Names for this Disease
  • Progressive external ophthalmoplegia
  • CPEO
  • Maternally-inherited chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia
  • Maternally-inherited CPEO
  • Maternally-inherited progressive external ophthalmoplegia
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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.

  • DNA Polymerases: Biology, Diseases and Biomedical Applications, Sunday, August 31, 2014 - Thursday, September 04, 2014
    Location: Robinson College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Description: This meeting will bring together scientists from different fields and to facilitate interaction and collaboration. It will involve scientists from basic research, industry and clinicians. The underlying goals of this meeting are to identify new avenues of investigation, to define therapeutic strategies for the maintenance of genomic integrity, to stimulate collaborations, and to foster the long-term development of this critical research area.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Progressive external ophthalmoplegia
  • CPEO
  • Maternally-inherited chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia
  • Maternally-inherited CPEO
  • Maternally-inherited progressive external ophthalmoplegia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.