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Epithelial basement membrane corneal dystrophy


Other Names for this Disease
  • Corneal dystrophy, anterior basement membrane
  • Microcystic dystrophy of the cornea
  • Cogan corneal dystrophy
  • Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy of cornea
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News & Events


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.

  • 2015 Epithelial Differentiation and Keratinization Gordon Research Conference & Gordon Research Seminar, Saturday, July 11, 2015 - Friday, July 17, 2015
    Location: Sunday River Resort, Bethel, Maine
    Description: Specific Aim:  Provide an outstanding scientific program reflecting the latest conceptual advances: Invited speakers include leading investigators in epithelial biology and early career scientists with innovative and exciting stories. The program covers areas of persistent interest such as stem cells, regeneration and aging, epithelial adhesion and polarity, epithelial cancers and rare diseases, and explores new topics including the epithelial-environmental interactions, novel regulatory mechanisms involving long noncoding RNAs and chromatin modifiers, exciting advances in live imaging, and genomics approaches to understanding development, carcinogenesis and evolution.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Corneal dystrophy, anterior basement membrane
  • Microcystic dystrophy of the cornea
  • Cogan corneal dystrophy
  • Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy of cornea
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.