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Neisseria meningitidis infection


Other Names for this Disease
  • Meningococcal disease
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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.

  • 2014 International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference, Sunday, October 12, 2014 - Friday, October 17, 2014
    Location: Asheville, NC
    Description: <p>The objectives of the XIXth IPNC (October, 2014) are to:<span>&nbsp; </span>1.) Organize a conference that is well balanced with respect to basic and translational research and that gives equal emphasis to research on Neisseria meningitidis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.<span>&nbsp; </span>2.) Highlight cutting edge research and areas of research need by conducting a rigorous review of abstracts for oral presentation and organizing round table discussion groups to stimulate new areas of investigation. 3.) Create a dynamic and interactive setting that facilitates interactions between established and junior researchers to ensure the future of this important field.</p>

Other Names for this Disease
  • Meningococcal 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.