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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Kawasaki syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
Related Diseases
  • Secondary glomerular disease
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News & Events


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.

  • Pediatric Rheumatology Research Annual Scientific Meeting, Friday, April 20, 2012 - Sunday, April 22, 2012
    Location: TBA,
    Description: The specific objectives of this scientific meeting are: 1. To advance our understanding of the pathogenesis (immune, genetic, epigenetic and inflammatory), epidemiology, and current and innovative therapeutic approaches in pediatric rheumatic diseases 2. To provide a forum for development of collaborations and mentoring for the pediatric rheumatology research community with special attention to young investigators. 3. To provide training and education in major areas relevant to pediatric rheumatology research and the conduct of clinical research 4. To integrate pediatric rheumatology research coordinators into the advancement of the CARRA research strategy and the development of specific research projects by incorporating representatives of the CARRA Research Coordinator Network into all CARRA research working groups

  • Nutritional Challenges in the High-Risk Infant, Monday, September 14, 2009 - Tuesday, September 15, 2009
    Location: DC Metro Area,
    Description: Evidence was critically evaluated at this workshop. Current gaps in knowledge in this area were identified and research priorities were formulated. The workshop summary will provide NICHD and the scientific community a template to address the scientific and clinical issues related to nutrition and neonatal care.

Other Conferences

  • All Star Vasculitis Patient Symposium
    July 30, 2010 - August 1, 2010
    Location: Westin Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, California
    Description: Topics will cover all the types of vasculitis and will concentrate on the advances in medical treatments, research, and quality of life of patients. The meeting attracts vasculitis patients, family members, and medical vasculitis experts in the world.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
Related Diseases
  • Secondary glomerular disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.