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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Achondroplasia


Other Names for this Disease
  • ACH
  • Achondroplastic dwarfism
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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.

  • 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.

Other Names for this Disease
  • ACH
  • Achondroplastic dwarfism
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.