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Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis


Other Names for this Disease
  • Ofuji's disease
  • Ofuji disease
  • Eosinophilic folliculitis, pustular
  • EPF
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ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 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.

  • Personalized Medicine: Novel Biologic Therapies for Rare Eosinophilic Disorders, Tuesday, July 14, 2015
    Location: Chicago, IL
    Description: <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;">The short-term goals of the workshop are: 1) to bring together a multidisciplinary group of clinician-scientists with expertise in rare eosinophilic disorders to discuss issues related to improved patient care and clinical trial design, and 2) to continue to foster collaborative relationships between multidisciplinary clinical and basic science researchers interested in eosinophilic disorders. It is anticipated that the findings from this workshop will lead to a high impact publication addressing the role of personalized medicine in rare eosinophilic disorders and to improved design of planned multicenter clinical trials to assess the safety and efficacy of novel agents for the treatment of these disorders. </span></p>

  • Clinicopathologic Overlap Between Rare Eosinophilic Disorders: Implications for Clinical Trial Design, Wednesday, July 17, 2013
    Location: Oxford, England
    Description: The short-term goals of the workshop are: 1) to bring together a multidisciplinary group of clinician-scientists with expertise in rare eosinophilic disorders to discuss issues related to improved clinical trial design, including the utility of current diagnostic criteria and the validation of biomarkers of disease activity, 2) to continue fostering collaborative relationships between multidisciplinary clinical and basic science researchers interested in eosinophilic disorders, and 3) to provide a venue for establishing a formal multidisciplinary clinical subgroup of the IES. It is anticipated that the findings from this workshop will lead to improved design of multicenter clinical trials to assess the safety and efficacy of novel agents for the treatment of these disorders. Furthermore, establishing a formal clinical subgroup of IES will facilitate advocacy for new clinical trials for rare eosinophilic disorders.

  • 8th International Eosinophil Society’s Biennial Symposium, Saturday, July 13, 2013 - Wednesday, July 17, 2013
    Location: Oxford, England
    Description: IES Symposium organizers’ central goal is to provide a highly interactive, interdisciplinary forum for scientific exchange and collaboration amongst junior and senior scientists in the fields of allergy, immunology, hematology, and cancer in relation to the role of the eosinophil in health and disease.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Ofuji's disease
  • Ofuji disease
  • Eosinophilic folliculitis, pustular
  • EPF
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.