Sanford Rare Disease Symposium

The Sanford Children’s Health Research Center and the Coordination of Rare Diseases at Sanford are proud to host the annual Sanford Rare Disease Day in honor of Global Rare Disease Day. The goal of the Sanford Rare Disease Symposium is to raise public awareness of the importance of rare disease research and provide information to scientists and healthcare providers.

Friday, February 24, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Pre-registration required by February 17, 2017

Topics and speakers at the 7th Annual Rare Disease Symposium include:

Translational Research of Neuropsychiatric Disorders: From Bedside to Bench and Back to the Bedside
Christian P. Schaaf, MD, PhD, FACMG

Gordon Gray
Rare Disease Advocate

Use of Animal Models of Disease to Support Nonclinical Programs in Rare Diseases
Jason Pinkstaff, PhD, DABT

Understanding the Genetic and Molecular Basis of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Using Mouse Models
Lance Lee, PhD

The Genetics of Cleft Lip and Palate: Lessons from One Clinician’s Journey
Marilyn C. Jones, MD

Developing Innovative Technologies to Enhance Research and Practice in Individuals on the Autism Spectrum: A Computational Behavioral Science Approach
Matthew S. Goodwin, PhD

Basics of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Mark Lewis, MD

Tailoring Animal Models for Personalized Therapies: A Mouse Model of CLN2 Disease
Ryan Geraets, BS

General Registration - register here
Sanford Employees - register here (search cs-6545)

View the symposium brochure for credit information.

Contact cords@sanfordhealth.org if you would like to live stream this symposium.