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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Erdheim-Chester disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • ECD
  • Erdheim Chester disease
  • Lipoid granulomatosis
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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.

  • 2015 Erdheim Chester Disease Medical Symposium, Thursday, October 08, 2015
    Location: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
    Description: The 3rd Annual International ECD Medical Symposium will be held at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas on October 8. Medical professionals from around the world will come together to share the latest research findings related to ECD, discuss the care of patients, and develop collaborations to further research. All medical professionals with interest in ECD and ECD patients are encouraged to register.

  • Erdheim-Chester Disease International Medical Symposium, Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Thursday, September 18, 2014
    Location: Building 45, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The goals of the symposium will be to facilitate collaboration among the international ECD medical community that will work toward: (1) Sharing knowledge across specialties, (2)Developing standard treatment protocols, and (3)Implementing cross-institutional scientific studies

Other Names for this Disease
  • ECD
  • Erdheim Chester disease
  • Lipoid granulomatosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.