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Barth syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • BTHS
  • 3-methylglutaconic aciduria type II
  • MGA type II
  • Cardioskeletal myopathy with neutropenia and abnormal mitochondria
  • TAZ defect
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News & Events


NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 19th Annual Meeting, Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - Saturday, May 07, 2016
    Location: Washington, DC
    Description: Save the date and plan to head to Washington, DC on May 4-7, 2016, for the premiere gene and cell therapy conference in the world. Taking place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, the ASGCT 19th Annual Meeting will feature ground breaking clinical trial results, cutting edge technology advancements, social networking events, and much more. Join over 1,900 of the worlds top gene and cell therapy professionals for four full days of educational offerings including plenary lectures given by Dr. David R. Liu and 2015 Japan Prize recipients, Dr. Alain Fischer, and Dr. Theodore Friedmann.

  • Nutritional Interventions in Primary Mitochondrial Disorders: Developing an Evidence Base, Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - Wednesday, December 03, 2014
    Location: NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The goal of this meeting is to explore the use of nutritional interventions, including dietary supplements, in primary mitochondrial disorders (PMD); identify gaps in knowledge; develop a research agenda; and identify research opportunities to promote an evidence base for the use of nutritional interventions in primary mitochondrial disorders.

  • Scientific and Medical Conference about Barth Syndrome, Thursday, June 26, 2014 - Friday, June 27, 2014
    Location: Hilton Clearwater Beach Hotel, , Clearwater, FL
    Description: <p>The main objective of the conference is translation of scientific advances discussed at this Conference into therapy for rare diseases like BTHS.<span>&nbsp; </span>The strategy is to assemble interested physicians/researchers to communicate experimental results and clinical findings and stimulate new work, collaborations, and publications.<span>&nbsp; </span>This Conference also provides a forum for critically discussing clinical advances or potential treatments.</p>

  • 2013 Neurobiology of Disease in Children Symposium: Mitochondrial Disease, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    Location: Austin, TX
    Description: The topic for the 2013 NDC Symposium is Mitochondrial Disease. The NDC Symposium is a forum for preeminent investigators assembled to discuss recent accomplishments and future directions with a large group of child neurologists, program officers from the National Institutes of Health, and members of dedicated foundations and associations.

  • Scientific and Medical Meeting about Barth Syndrome , Thursday, July 29, 2010 - Friday, July 30, 2010
    Location: Panama City Beach, Florida
    Description: The anticipated outcomes of this meeting series were increased collaborations among the participants; an outline of future research strategy, focused on finding a treatment for Barth syndrome; in-depth evaluations of approaches to the treatment of Barth syndrome; and increased communication and publication of material directly relevant to Barth syndrome.

Other Names for this Disease
  • BTHS
  • 3-methylglutaconic aciduria type II
  • MGA type II
  • Cardioskeletal myopathy with neutropenia and abnormal mitochondria
  • TAZ defect
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.