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Autosomal dominant Alport syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Renal failure and sensorineural hearing loss
  • Alport syndrome dominant type
  • Alport deafness-nephropathy
  • Alport syndrome
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News & Events


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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.

  • 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
  • Renal failure and sensorineural hearing loss
  • Alport syndrome dominant type
  • Alport deafness-nephropathy
  • Alport syndrome
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.