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Smith-Magenis syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • SMS
  • Chromosome 17p11.2 deletion syndrome
  • 17p11.2 microdeletion syndrome
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  • 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.

  • 2016 8th SMS Research Symposium, Thursday, February 04, 2016 - Friday, February 05, 2016
    Location: Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX
    Description: PRISMS, Inc (Parents and Researchers Interested in Smith-Magenis Syndrome) invites research and medical professionals to PRISMS 8th SMS Research Symposium at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Childrens Hospital in Houston, TX on February 4-5, 2016. Registration is now open. There is no registration fee for this PRISMS-sponsored event. Registration is limited to members of the research professional community. PRISMS is now accepting abstracts! Questions should be directed to Emily Fields, Executive Director, efields@prisms.org.

  • First Latino-American Congress about Smith-Magenis Syndrome, Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Location: Av. Santa Fe 1171, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Description: The Medical Association of Argentina hosted the First Latino-American Congress about Smith-Magenis Syndrome. The Congress included a discussion on creating a scientific committee for rare diseases, talks by experts regarding the diagnosis and medical management of Smith-Magenis syndrome, and parent testimony.

Other Names for this Disease
  • SMS
  • Chromosome 17p11.2 deletion syndrome
  • 17p11.2 microdeletion syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.