Research Conferences

We host a variety of speakers throughout the academic year to share information about rare disease research and industry. Seminars are free and open to the public. No advance RSVP is required.

Thursdays, 11:15 am - 12:30 pm,
All Seminars will be held virtually on Zoom

Date Speaker Department Title
9/10/2020 Clifford Kashtan Pediatrics Alport Syndrome - Prospects for Safe and Effective Treatment of a Genetic Cause of Kidney Failure
9/24/2020 Siddhee Sahasrabudhe  ECP Modeling Potential Interactions Between Oral Gaucher Disease Treatment and Investigational COVID-19 Therapies
10/8/2020 Jessica Grussing  Neurelis Managed Care and Formulary Access for Newly Approved Drugs: Payor and Pharma’s Perspective
10/22/2020 Emil Lou  Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation Deciphering the Effects of Intercellular Communication via Tunneling Nanotubes on Cancer Cell Invasion and Chemoresistance
11/5/2020 Joe Schneider  Aeglea BioTherapeutics Overview of arginase 1 deficiency
11/19/2020 Breanne Byiers Educational Psychology  Development of outcome measures for neurodevelopmental genetic syndromes
12/3/2020 Rene Pierpont  Pediatrics Measuring neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive change in pediatric rare diseases
12/17/2020 Walter Low Neurology  Brain Connectome Deficits in Cognitively IMpaired MPS l Mice