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International Skeletal Dysplasia Society Conference: Sixth International Conference, Sunday, August 31, 2003 - Sunday, August 24, 2003
Location: Airlie House Conference Center, Warrenton, VA
Description: The International Skeletal Dysplasia Society (ISDS) is an international organization of medical geneticists, orthopedists, radiologists, and other professionals dedicated to research and patient care for the skeletal dysplasias. The organization has a membership of more than 150 professionals who meet every 2 years to present ongoing basic and clinical research and explore collaborative opportunities. This conference highlighted the areas most in need of attention and stimulated interest in and action toward addressing those needs. Participants included the members of the ISDS and their trainees as well as others who are working in the broad fields of skeletal biology, signal transduction, and metabolic bone disease.