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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Systemic scleroderma


Other Names for this Disease
  • Progressive systemic sclerosis
  • Scleroderma, systemic
  • Systemic sclerosis
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News & Events


ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • International Workshop on Scleroderma Research, Saturday, August 01, 2015 - Wednesday, August 05, 2015
    Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Description: The goals of this workshop are to provide for scientific interchange, promote collaboration and involve outstanding investigators in other fields. These scientific interactions with investigators traditionally outside of scleroderma (SSc) research are particularly important because SSc affects many different organ systems

  • The Spectrum of Caregiving and Palliative Care in Rare Diseases, Tuesday, June 09, 2015
    Location: Building 31, 6C, Room 6, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The findings and recommendations resulting from the Workshop will provide guidance to the extramural community as well as to NINR and other Institutes, Offices (e.g., ORDR), and agencies in developing strategies for advancing the science of palliative care and caregiving in rare disease and research programs. It is anticipated that a funding opportunity announcement will result from the Workshop.

  • American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 18th Annual Meeting, Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - Saturday, May 16, 2015
    Location: New Orleans, LA
    Description: From our plenary lectures, this year to be given by Drs. Steven Rosenberg and Anthony Atala, to our 19 scientific symposia featuring invited speakers from across our discipline, to our nightly abstract poster receptions, where the majority of the over 700 abstracts submitted to the Annual Meeting are presented, the ASGCT Annual Meeting is certain to be the premiere scientific meeting in our field.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Progressive systemic sclerosis
  • Scleroderma, systemic
  • Systemic sclerosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.