N-acetylglutamate synthetase deficiency
- Hyperammonemia due to N-Acetylglutamate Synthetase Deficiency
- N-acetyl glutamate synthetase deficiency
- NAG synthetase deficiency
- NAGS deficiency
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ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences
The Urea Cycle Disorders Satellite Symposium to the 11th International Congress on Inborn Errors of Metabolism (ICIEM) – Overcoming Barriers – New Developments and Future Directions for Urea Cycle Disorders, Thursday, August 27, 2009 - Saturday, August 29, 2009
Location: Estancia La Jolla Hotel Conference Center, La Jolla, CA
Description: The specific aims of this meeting were to (1) focus attention on advances that may provide a basis for new interventions to treat UCDs and address the long-term effects of the disorders; (2) review progress and discuss new findings in the role of urea cycle defects, precursors, and intermediaries and their impact on non-urea cycle reactions, e.g., blood pressure and liver disease; and (3) share preliminary data from the investigations of the Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium and encourage collaborations that expand patient access and participation in clinical trials.
- Reaching for a Cure: 2011 NUCDF Annual Conference, July 8 2011 - July 10, 2011
Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado
Description: This conference offers the unique opportunity to meet other UCD families, stay informed, and learn about new advances in research, treatment and management to improve the lives of children and adults with UCD. Working together, our NUCDF families and community of committed researchers and medical professionals are making a major impact with advances in the understanding of UCDs, accelerating research, and improved outcomes in children and adults with UCD. In the past four years, research for UCDs has increased by 400%! Let's continue the momentum and end the devastating effects of UCD.