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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.


***Program Details***

University of Minnesota 2018 Rare Disease Day

Friday, February 23, 2018

11 AM to 2:30 PM

Graduate Hotel

Pinnacle Ballroom

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


Register: http://z.umn.edu/rarediseaseday2018




To promote research and education for the diagnosis, treatment and cure of mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected individuals and families.