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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Cysticercosis


Other Names for this Disease
  • Taeniasis
  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Submacular cysticercosis
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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.

  • Rational Approaches to the Management and Control of Neurocysticercosis Based on Recent Advances, Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - Thursday, October 24, 2013
    Location: Lima, Peru
    Description: The goals of this conference are to incorporate recent published and unpublished research into rational approaches to the treatment and control of neurocysticercosis.

  • Formation of a Consortium to Develop Common Protocols and Procedure for the Study of Neurocysticercosis in North America, Thursday, November 04, 2010
    Location: Atlanta Hilton, Atlanta, GA
    Description: This planning meeting addressed the following goals: (1) development of a database and registry for neurocysticercosis seen in the United States; (2) formation of a consortium of a minimum of 6 sites and maximum of 12 sites willing and able to participate; (3) determination of what studies can be performed given the types of patient seen; (4) creation of an outline of protocols that all sites can reasonably follow; and (5) determination of administrative details. The plan or protocol developed will be presented to others who would find benefit in taking part in a study protocol.

  • Workshop on Neurocysticercosis, Tuesday, April 15, 1997
    Location: Boston, MA

Other Names for this Disease
  • Taeniasis
  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Submacular cysticercosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.