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Minnesota Rare Disease Day Events
February 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Gene Therapy for Rare Diseases: Promise and Challenges
The Center for Orphan Drug Research and Stem Cell Institute invite you to attend our 2018 Rare Disease Day program. Our keynote presentations, which will be moderated by Medical School Dean Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD, will focus on gene and cell therapies by University of Minnesota faculty Drs. Beau Webber and Mark Osborn. In addition, Ms. Michelle Berg, Vice President of Patient Affairs and Community Engagement for Abeona Therapeutics, who will provide a community perspective on the development of gene therapy in pediatrics.
University of Minnesota 2018 Rare Disease Day
Friday, February 23, 2018
11 AM to 2:30 PM
615 Washington Ave SE | Minneapolis MN 55414
11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Poster Session
12:00 – 1:30 pm – Lunch and Keynote Presentations
1:30 – 2:30 pm – Networking
To promote research and education for the diagnosis, treatment and cure of mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected individuals and families.