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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome


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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.

  • 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.

  • 25th Annual National Marfan Foundation Conference, Thursday, August 06, 2009 - Sunday, August 09, 2009
    Location: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Description: Goals of this meeting were to (1) improve public awareness of Marfan syndrome; (2) improve patients’ knowledge of their condition and therapeutic options available to them (medical, social, and psychological); and (3) bring patients together with specialists from multiple disciplines including medical genetics, cardiology, cardiac surgery, orthopedics, and ophthalmology.

Other Names for this Disease
  • ED syndrome
  • EDS
  • Ehlers Danlos syndrome
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