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Alport syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Alport syndrome, X-linked
  • Hemorrhagic familial nephritis
  • Hemorrhagic hereditary nephritis
  • Congenital hereditary hematuria
  • Alport deafness-nephropathy
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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.

  • 2015 Collagen Gordon Research Conference and Gordon Research Seminar, Sunday, July 12, 2015 - Friday, July 17, 2015
    Location: New London, NH
    Description: The 2015 Collagen GRC program will include invited and platform presentations as well as posters on (a) new data and concepts about the genetics, chemistry, biology and pathology of collagens; (b) advances in closely related areas of research, such as cell-matrix interactions, developmental biology and diseases of connective tissues, and bioengineering, that are relevant to the collagen field; (c) new and emerging technologies and approaches that may be applied to the collagen field.

  • The Alport Syndrome Symposium for Physicians, Researchers, and Families, Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Location: New York
    Description: The goals of this symposium were to (1) bring together an international group of Alport syndrome researchers with affected patients and families; (2) provide clinician scientists, basic researchers, pediatric nephrologists, and families with the most recent information on the genetics, clinical features, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of Alport syndrome; (3) attract junior investigators and trainees to Alport syndrome research; (4) build collaborations among patients and families, clinicians, and researchers that will promote effective recruitment for clinical trials; and (5) educate and empower patients and families through interaction with many of the foremost clinician scientists and basic investigators in the field. The symposium aimed to generate enthusiasm and support for clinical trials of Alport syndrome therapies as well as effective recruitment strategies.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Alport syndrome, X-linked
  • Hemorrhagic familial nephritis
  • Hemorrhagic hereditary nephritis
  • Congenital hereditary hematuria
  • Alport deafness-nephropathy
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.