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Scientific Events - 2013

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

15 - 17 March 2013
5th Scientific Symposium on Niemann-Pick Type C: Next Generation of NP-C Management. Vienna, Austria.

Conferences

28 February 2013
08 - 11 June 2013
23rd European Neurological Society (ENS) Meeting, Barcelona, Spain

Actelion symposium
From neurological anomalies to diagnosis of treatable conditions: lessons from Niemann-Pick disease Type C - chaired by Dr Alessandro Burlina (Bassano del Grappa, Italy)
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Programme and speakers
  • 12:00 – 12:10 Welcome & Introduction Alessandro Burlina (Bassano del Grappa, Italy)
  • 12:10 – 12:25 Relevance of neurological manifestations in differential diagnosis of ataxias Michelangelo Mancuso (Pisa, Italy)
  • 12:25 – 12:40 A clinical approach to differential diagnosis of central ocular motor disorders Michael Strupp (Munich, Germany)
  • 12:40 – 12:55 From developmental delay to adult cognitive impairment: differential diagnosis Saba Nia (Vienna, Austria)
  • 12:55 – 13:10 Treating neurological progression: disease – specific treatment for NP-C Frédéric Sedel (Paris, France)
  • 13:10 – 13:25 Question and answer session
  • 13:25 – 13:30 Summary & Conclusions Alessandro Burlina
03 - 06 September 2013
12th International Congress of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (ICIEM), Barcelona, Spain

Actelion symposium
Novel concepts in neurodegenerative inherited metabolic disorders (IMDs): lessons from Niemann-Pick disease Type C - chaired by Dr Frances Platt (Oxford, UK)
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Programme and speakers
  • 14:00 – 14:05 Welcome & Introduction Frances Platt (Oxford, UK)
  • 14:05 – 14:20 Heterozygous carriers in neurodegenerative diseases Jose Miguel Bras (London, UK)
  • 14:20 – 14:35 Novel disease concepts: overlapping symptomatology of NP-C and other diseases Frances Platt
  • 14:35 – 14:50 Insights from full exome sequencing Heiko Runz (Heidelberg, Germany)
  • 14:50 – 15:05 Disease-specific therapy (miglustat) for neurological manifestations in NP-C Emyr Lloyd-Evans (London, UK)
  • 15:05 – 15:25 Question and answer session All
  • 15:25 – 15:30 Summary & Conclusions Frances Platt
  • Actelion interactive booth with:
    • Visual e-posters
    • An educational activity with example patient cases to support recognition of key symptoms of NP-C
    • A ‘how to recognize VSGP’ film focusing on how to check VSGP in children and adults
    • A new ‘teaser’ introducing the online Masterclass modules with the opportunity to try them
25 - 28 September 2013
European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) Congress, Brussels, Belgium

Actelion symposium
From neurological anomalies to diagnosis of treatable conditions: lessons from Niemann-Pick disease Type C - chaired by Dr Chris Hendriksz (Salford, UK)
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Programme and speakers
  • 12:30 – 12:40 Welcome & Introduction Chris Hendriksz (Salford, UK)
  • 12:40 – 12:55 Unravelling the infantile presentation of neurological signs: NP-C Frits Wijburg (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • 12:55 – 13:10 Differential diagnosis of developmental delay in NP-C Alasdair Parker (Cambridge, UK)
  • 13:10 – 13:25 Clinical utility of a paediatric Suspicion Index tool in NP-C Chris Hendriksz
  • 13:25 – 13:40 From neurological anomalies to a treatable condition: disease management following NP-C diagnosis Charles Lourenço (São Paulo, Brazil)
  • 13:40 – 13:55 Question and answer session All
  • 13:55 – 14:00 Summary & Conclusions Chris Hendriksz
  • Actelion interactive booth with:
    • Visual e-posters
    • An educational activity with example patient cases to support recognition of key symptoms of NP-C
    • A ‘how to recognize VSGP’ film focusing on how to check VSGP in children and adults
    • A new ‘teaser’ introducing the online Masterclass modules with the opportunity to try them
05 - 09 October 2013
26th European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress, Barcelona, Spain
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  • Actelion interactive booth with:
    • Visual e-posters
    • An educational activity with example patient cases to support recognition of key symptoms of NP-C
    • A ‘how to recognize VSGP’ film focusing on how to check VSGP in children and adults
    • A new ‘teaser’ introducing the online Masterclass modules with the opportunity to try them
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