National Gaucher Foundation's Gaucher Disease Events Calendar
National Gaucher Foundation's Events Calendar
Sep 14, 2014 - Information Meeting About Eliglustat Cerdelga™ - Philadelphia, PATHE NEW ORAL MEDICATION FOR GAUCHER DISEASE, ELIGLUSTAT (CERDELGA™)
has been approved by the FDA August 2014 for treatment of adults 18 years and older with type I Gaucher disease
YOU ARE INVITED TO AN INFORMATION MEETING
ABOUT ELIGLUSTAT CERDELGA™
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14 2014 AT 1 PM
ABRAMSON RESEARCH CENTER, ROOM 123,1ST FLOOR
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA
CIVIC CENTER BOULEVARD, PHILADELPHIA
Refreshments will be served at 12.30pm
PAIGE KAPLAN, MD STACI KALLISH, DO
CAN(JOHN) FICICIOGLU MD, PhD
LYNNE IERARDI-CURTO, MD PhD
For questions, please contact Audrey Squires, MS, Genetic Counselor & Lysosomal Center Co-ordinator, CHOP firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-590-3692
Brooke Levenseller, CGC, Genetic Counselor and Lysosomal Disease Coordinator, UPHS email@example.com, 215-614-0979.
Please let us know if you can attend.
Courtesy Parking: Wood Building Garage at CHOP
Directions: drive on Civic Center Boulevard, past the main building of CHOP, to the sign to Wood Building. Follow the signs to the parking garage.
There will be signs directing the way to the "Gaucher Meeting". Bring your parking ticket with you – vouchers for courtesy parking will be distributed at the meeting.
Refreshments and courtesy parking will be provided through a grant from Genzyme Corporation, a Sanofi company. Representatives from Genzyme Corporation will be present to answer questions.
Sep 8, 2014 - Dr. Lau's Gaucher Roundtable - New York, NY
Sep 21, 2014 - NGF Educational Meeting - Atlanta, GAPlease Join The National Gaucher Foundation, Inc. And Emory Healthcare Lysosomal Storage Disease Department For Lunch And An Educational Meeting About Gaucher Disease.
Gaucher Disease and Common Disorders: Studies Regarding Parkinson Disease and Multiple Myeloma
Ellen Sidransky, MD
Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
"Gaucher Disease and Parkinsonism: An Evolving Story"
William Wilcox, MD, PhD
Lysosomal Storage Disease Center, Department of Human Genetics, Emory University
"Multiple Myeloma in Gaucher Disease"
Ruth E. Coffman, MN, ARNP
World Parkinson Congress Ambassador & Gaucher Disease Advocate
Parkinson & Gaucher Disease Patient
"Gaucher Disease & Parkinson Disease: Understanding the Evidence, Becoming Empowered, & Remaining Hopeful"
Sunday, September 21, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Maggiano’s Little Italy Buckhead
3368 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30326
How can YOU best cope with Gaucher?
Ask Questions • Meet Others • Gather Information • Stay in the Loop
The NGF is a welcoming community of patients, families, friends and medical professionals.
2014 Celebrates the NGF’s 30th Anniversary of Services and Support to the Gaucher Community!
RSVP to Cyndi Frank by Monday, September 15, 2014
Cyndi@gaucherdisease.org or 877.649.2742
Meeting supported by educational grants from Genzyme, a Sanofi Company; Pfizer and Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Inc.
Oct 6, 2014 - Dr. Lau's Gaucher Roundtable - New York, NY
Oct 21, 2014 - Genetic Testing in Children and Adolescents - San Diego, CA
Genetic Testing in Children and Adolescents
Tuesday, October 21st from 12:30-2 pm ET
San Diego Convention Center (SDCC), San Diego, California
Presentation by Jeff Botkin, Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah, Adjunct Professor of Human Genetics, Chief of the Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities in the Department of Internal Medicine.
This year at the 2014 American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, The American Society of Human Genetics and Genetic Alliance have partnered to arrange an exclusive session and networking event for advocates. Join us on Tuesday, October 21st from 12:30-2pm ET to hear about the evolution of genetic testing in children and adolescents, with a specific focus on whole genome sequencing and the release of incidental findings. Meet genetics professionals and share your expertise. Lunch will be provided.
Patient advocates who are interested in attending should contact James O'Leary by September 17 at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no cost to attend this event and a complimentary one-day registration to the ASHG Annual Meeting will be provided.
Nov 3, 2014 - Dr. Lau's Gaucher Roundtable - New York, NY
Dec 1, 2014 - Dr. Lau's Gaucher Roundtable - New York, NY
Jan 5, 2015 - Dr. Lau's Gaucher Roundtable - New York, NY
NGF Sponsored Patient Meeting Non-NGF Sponsored Patient Meeting Event