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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Severe combined immunodeficiency


Other Names for this Disease
  • SCID
  • Bubble boy disease
  • ADA deficiency
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency due to adenosine deaminase deficiency
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News & Events


NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 19th Annual Meeting, Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - Saturday, May 07, 2016
    Location: Washington, DC
    Description: Save the date and plan to head to Washington, DC on May 4-7, 2016, for the premiere gene and cell therapy conference in the world. Taking place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, the ASGCT 19th Annual Meeting will feature ground breaking clinical trial results, cutting edge technology advancements, social networking events, and much more. Join over 1,900 of the worlds top gene and cell therapy professionals for four full days of educational offerings including plenary lectures given by Dr. David R. Liu and 2015 Japan Prize recipients, Dr. Alain Fischer, and Dr. Theodore Friedmann.

  • The Jak/Stat Pathway: 20 Years from Discovery to Drugs, Thursday, September 22, 2011 - Saturday, September 24, 2011
    Location: NIH Natcher Center, Bethesda, MD
    Description: As a scientific conference, the primary goal is the dissemination of recent data and developments in the field to intersted researchers in the field. The conference includes a scientific program and reception, which will help to foster collaboration and networking. Participants should achieve a better understanding of the state of the art research in this exciting and clinically relevant field.

  • Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium (PIDTC) Scientific Workshop, Thursday, April 07, 2011 - Saturday, April 09, 2011
    Location: San Francisco, CA
    Description: This was a 3-day meeting. Participation at the workshop was by invitation and included representatives from each of the centers participating at PIDTC as well as representatives of CIBMTR, USIDNET, NIAID, ORDR, EBMT, and ESID. This was meant to favor collaboration and promote international collaborative trials in the field of these rare disorders. Special attention was paid to invitation of young investigators at a senior stage in their training or at the beginning of their academic careers. The meeting was open to representatives of the patient advocacy groups that are active in the field of primary immune deficiencies (PIDs) with the intent of promoting communication and collaboration. The results of the meeting will be published in a peer-reviewed journal.

  • Fifth International Meeting of Gene and Cell Therapies for Arthritis and Related Diseases, Tuesday, April 29, 2008 - Thursday, May 01, 2008
    Location: Bell Harbor Conference Center, Seattle, WA
    Description: The goals of this meeting were to share advances in cellular biology that offer the opportunity to harness regulatory immune cells to combat autoimmune disease, to harness the use of multipotent progenitor cells to augment tissue regeneration and repair, and to accelerate the development of molecular and cellular therapies for rheumatologic and orthopaedic disorders. The GTARD conference series was initiated 9 years ago as a dedicated forum for investigators performing research in these areas to review and discuss scientific progress and to share ideas and technologies. Proceedings from the first three meetings have been published and proceedings from the 2006 meeting are currently in revision. The proceedings from this meeting will be similarly published.

  • Workshop on Registries for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, Tuesday, November 19, 1996
    Location: NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD

Other Names for this Disease
  • SCID
  • Bubble boy disease
  • ADA deficiency
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency due to adenosine deaminase deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.