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International Usher Syndrome Conference

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - Saturday, July 12, 2014
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA

The goals are to: 1) Promote research in emerging areas of USH diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and cure; 2) Present new research findings and develop future research strategies; (3) Promote collaboration among researchers and clinicians from different institutions and different research focus areas who study USH; (4) Educate patients/families affected by Usher Syndrome about research advances and promote collaboration between these families and USH researchers; 5) Make researchers and clinicians aware of the needs of USH patients and families to direct new research priorities.

Bracie Watson, Jr., Ph.D., (301) 402-3458,

Co-funding Institute(s):
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Office of Rare Diseases Research

From the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

From the National Institutes of Health

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