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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.
Improving Outcomes in Hydrocephalus: Bridging the Gap between Basic Science and Clinical Management, Monday, September 14, 2009 - Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Location: Baltimore, MD
Description: The major goal of this conference was to understand the critical pathophysiology of hydrocephalus in order to advance clinical applications.
Hydrocephalus: Myths, New Facts, Clear Directions, Thursday, September 29, 2005 - Saturday, October 01, 2005
Location: Marriott White Flint, Bethesda, MD
Description: Approximately 90% of infants born with spina bifida have hydrocephalus. Other congenital abnormalities such as aqueductal stenosis due to posterior fossa developmental disorders can also cause hydrocephalus. Participants discussed current knowledge gaps in clinical hydrocephalus research.
Workshop on Universal Reporting Parameters for the Speech of Individuals with Cleft Palate, Friday, April 30, 2004 - Sunday, May 02, 2004
Description: The goals of this conference were to adopt a universal reporting system including evaluation procedures, parameters of the system, guidelines in description of speech, speech sampling, use of scales and scoring, and data management and mapping and to identify a research agenda.