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Kearns-Sayre syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • KSS
  • Ophthalmoplegia, pigmentary degeneration of retina, and cardiomyopathy
  • Oculocraniosomatic syndrome
  • Ophthalmoplegia plus syndrome
  • Mitochondrial cytopathy
Related Diseases
  • Mitochondrial DNA Deletion Syndromes
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NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • Nutritional Interventions in Primary Mitochondrial Disorders: Developing an Evidence Base, Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - Wednesday, December 03, 2014
    Location: NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The goal of this meeting is to explore the use of nutritional interventions, including dietary supplements, in primary mitochondrial disorders (PMD); identify gaps in knowledge; develop a research agenda; and identify research opportunities to promote an evidence base for the use of nutritional interventions in primary mitochondrial disorders.

  • 2013 Neurobiology of Disease in Children Symposium: Mitochondrial Disease, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    Location: Austin, TX
    Description: The topic for the 2013 NDC Symposium is Mitochondrial Disease. The NDC Symposium is a forum for preeminent investigators assembled to discuss recent accomplishments and future directions with a large group of child neurologists, program officers from the National Institutes of Health, and members of dedicated foundations and associations.

  • Fifth International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion , Thursday, May 28, 2009 - Saturday, May 30, 2009
    Location: Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX
    Description: The main objective of this conference was to focus on the current problems associated with pediatric cardiac patients during and after acute or chronic cardiac support. At this conference, we brought together many distinguished physicians and scientists to define precisely the current problems and to suggest solutions with novel approaches.

Other Names for this Disease
  • KSS
  • Ophthalmoplegia, pigmentary degeneration of retina, and cardiomyopathy
  • Oculocraniosomatic syndrome
  • Ophthalmoplegia plus syndrome
  • Mitochondrial cytopathy
Related Diseases
  • Mitochondrial DNA Deletion Syndromes
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.