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Hereditary spastic paraplegia


Other Names for this Disease
  • Familial spastic paraparesis
  • FSP
  • HSP
Related Diseases
  • Hereditary spastic paraplegia - Autosomal Dominant inheritance
  • Hereditary spastic paraplegia - Autosomal recessive inheritance
  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia – Maternal Inheritance
  • Hereditary spastic paraplegia - X-linked inheritance
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News & Events


ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • The Spectrum of Caregiving and Palliative Care in Rare Diseases, Tuesday, June 09, 2015
    Location: Building 31, 6C, Room 6, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The findings and recommendations resulting from the Workshop will provide guidance to the extramural community as well as to NINR and other Institutes, Offices (e.g., ORDR), and agencies in developing strategies for advancing the science of palliative care and caregiving in rare disease and research programs. It is anticipated that a funding opportunity announcement will result from the Workshop.

  • American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 18th Annual Meeting, Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - Saturday, May 16, 2015
    Location: New Orleans, LA
    Description: From our plenary lectures, this year to be given by Drs. Steven Rosenberg and Anthony Atala, to our 19 scientific symposia featuring invited speakers from across our discipline, to our nightly abstract poster receptions, where the majority of the over 700 abstracts submitted to the Annual Meeting are presented, the ASGCT Annual Meeting is certain to be the premiere scientific meeting in our field.

  • RDCRN 3rd Conference on Clinical Research for Rare Diseases, Tuesday, October 02, 2012
    Location: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, Rockville, MD
    Description: Clinical research in rare diseases presents a number of challenges and unique issues that are not usually considered in the training of clinical investigators through existing training programs. Goals of the conference include: direct instruction of trainees and new investigators in rare disease research methodology; development of a reusable curriculum/syllabus on rare disease research methodology; and stimulation of ideas regarding the unique issues facing investigators engaged in the study of rare diseases.

  • VI International Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs (ICORD 2010): Global Approach to Accessibility in Rare Diseases, Orphan Drugs and Neglected Diseases , Thursday, March 18, 2010 - Saturday, March 20, 2010
    Location: Palais Rouge Convention Center, Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Description: For the first time, the VI International Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs (ICORD 2010) was convened in the southern hemisphere in agreement with its aim of globalization of rare diseases research and orphan products development activities.

  • 2009 International Peripheral Nerve Society Meeting, Sunday, July 05, 2009 - Wednesday, July 08, 2009
    Location: Wurzburg, Germany
    Description: The PNS meeting goals included fostering multidisciplinary attendance, fostering international participation, focusing investigators on translational neuroscience, developing junior investigators, facilitating collaboration and mentorship via a cloistered setting, and developing clinical practice guidelines. There was a highly organized plan to achieve these goals.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Familial spastic paraparesis
  • FSP
  • HSP
Related Diseases
  • Hereditary spastic paraplegia - Autosomal Dominant inheritance
  • Hereditary spastic paraplegia - Autosomal recessive inheritance
  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia – Maternal Inheritance
  • Hereditary spastic paraplegia - X-linked inheritance
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.