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Pseudoxanthoma elasticum


Other Names for this Disease
  • PXE
  • Gronblad Strandberg syndrome
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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.

  • The 11th Annual North American Genetic Analysis of ABC Transporters Workshop, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - Thursday, September 25, 2014
    Location: NCI-Frederick, Frederick, MD
    Description: <p>This workshop features presentations from graduate students, post-docs., and senior investigators studying the role of ATP Cassette Binding Proteins in human disease. Phylogenetic studies, model systems, and bioinformatic techniques that shed light in this rapidly developing research area are presented. Because student presentations predominate, unpublished results often are first disclosed at these workshops.</p>

  • The 10th Annual North American Genetic Analysis of ABC Transporters Workshop, Thursday, September 19, 2013 - Friday, September 20, 2013
    Location: NCI-Frederick, Frederick, MD
    Description: The goals of this conference are to bring together multidisciplinary experts in ciliary motility, mucus, mucociliary interactions and other cilia/fluid systems to discuss the latest results in these fields and to investigate new ways of approaching these dynamic interactive systems to further understanding of their properties and impact in human health and disease.

  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum Research 2010 Conference, Monday, November 29, 2010 - Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Location: North Bethesda Marriott , Bethesda, MD
    Description: The specific aims of this conference were to review the current status of basic and translational research on pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE), determine the most relevant biomarkers and clinical endpoints in preparation for clinical trials, and evaluate a number of hypothetical therapeutic interventions including vitamin K therapy and anti-angiogenesis therapies. Additionally, meeting participants reviewed the understanding of the clinical manifestations of PXE in order to come to consensus on diagnostic criteria. The results of the meeting will be used to plan for future research and translational applications.

  • The Sixth Annual North American Genetic Analysis of ABC Transporters Workshop, Thursday, September 24, 2009 - Friday, September 25, 2009
    Location: Frederick, MD
    Description: The objectives of the meeting were to bring together researchers in the field of ABC transporters to discuss advances in the field and new research findings. Presentations included talks by students and postdoctoral scientists on their current research, overview presentations by leading researchers in the field, and poster presentations. In addition, presentations were given by representatives of rare disease foundations to provide interaction between scientists in the field and the disease foundations. The goals were to bring the top research groups in the field together with representatives from major disease foundations to discuss new data and educate new investigators in the field. New research ideas and funding ideas, productive collaborations, and job opportunities for young investigators were generated.

Other Names for this Disease
  • PXE
  • Gronblad Strandberg 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.