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Scientific Events - 2012

Here you will find information on recent and upcoming events on NP-C. Scroll down to view conferences up to the end of the year, including details of symposia sponsored by Actelion.

Actelion-sponsored events

24 - 25 March 2012
4th Scientific Symposium on Niemann-Pick Type C: The Expanding Universe of NP-C. Athens, Greece

Conferences

09 - 12 June 2012
22nd European Neurological Society (ENS) Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic

Actelion symposium
The case of Niemann-pick type C: from suspicion to evidence based therapy - chaired by Dr Frédéric Sedel (Paris, France)
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Programme and speakers:

  • 12:00 - 12:05 Welcome & Introduction Frédéric Sedel (Paris, France)
  • 12:05 - 12:25 Identifying the suspects of NP-C Alessandro Burlina (Bassano del Grappa, Italy)
  • 12:25 - 12:45 Differential diagnosis: Compiling the evidence for NP-C Charles M Lourenço (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)
  • 12:45 - 13:05 Slowing the progression of NP-C: Treatment options Larry A Abel (Melbourne, Australia)
  • 13:05 - 13:25 Evaluating treatment success: Markers to monitor NP-C Frédéric Sedel
  • 13:25 - 13:30 Discussion & Conclusions Frédéric Sedel
04 - 07 September 2012
Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism Annual Symposium, Birmingham, UK

Actelion symposium
The multiple faces of a disease: identifying Niemann-pick type C - chaired by Dr Marie Vanier (Lyon, France)
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Programme and speakers:

  • 15:00 – 15:05 Welcome & Introduction Marie Vanier (Lyon, France)
  • 15:05 – 15:25 Genetics: The true cause of NP-C Paul Gissen (London, UK)
  • 15:25 – 15:45 Identifying the signs: NP-C in the laboratory Frances Platt (Oxford, UK)
  • 15:45 – 16:05 Identifying the symptoms: NP-C in the clinic Marc Patterson (Rochester, USA)
  • 16:05 – 16:25 Biomarkers: Following the trail of NP-C Daniel Ory (St Louis, USA)
  • 16:25 – 16:30 Discussion & Conclusions Marie Vanier
05 - 09 October 2012
4th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS), Istanbul, Turkey

Actelion symposium 
One diagnosis, three presentations, many lives: A biography of Niemann-pick type C - chaired by Dr Frits A Wijburg (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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Programme and speakers:

  • 13:30 – 13:35 Welcome & Introduction Frits A Wijburg (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • 13:35 – 13:50 A hidden disease: Diagnosing NP-C A Parker (Cambridge, UK)
  • 13:50 – 14:05 Presenting NP-C: Psychiatric, neurologic and visceral symptoms Frits A Wijburg
  • 14:05 – 14:20 A clinical picture of NP-C: The impact of the symptoms and their treatment Charles M Lourenço (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)
  • 14:20 – 14:30 Discussion & Conclusions Frits A Wijburg
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