UNC Catalyst for Rare Diseases Symposium 2017

When Mar 01, 2017
from 08:30 AM to 02:30 PM
Where Carolina Club, 150 Stadium Drive on the UNC Campus
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-843-1301
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The UNC Catalyst for Rare Diseases in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy is hosting a Symposium on Wednesday March 1st at the Carolina Club, 8:30am – 2:30pm, 150 Stadium Drive on the UNC campus.

The list of speakers for the event includes:

  • “Becoming I’mpatient – all hands on (open) deck!” by Wenhwa Lee, Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) Oxford
  • "Constructing an atlas of the human metabolome to enable phenotyping, genome mapping and understanding genetic disease.”  Mike Milburn, Metabolon
  • “Initiation of First-in-Human Gene Therapy for Rare Neurological Diseases” by  Steven J. Gray, UNC Gene Therapy Center
  • "Creating an Uber model for rare disease drug discovery: putting people in the driver’s seat” by  Sharon Terry, Genetic Alliance
  • “Identifying, characterizing, and modulating regulatory elements in their natural context” by Greg Crawford, Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology
  • "Gene Awakenings for the Treatment of Angelman Syndrome” by  Ben Philpott, UNC Neuroscience Center
  • "Industrializing Rare Disease Therapy Discovery and Development" by Sean Ekins, Collaborations Pharmaceuticals

To respond to this invitation, please register at the link below.  
The deadline for registration is Monday, February 13 at noon:

UNC Catalyst for Rare Diseases Symposium 2017

Parking is available at the Rams Head Parking Garage at 104 Ridge Rd.


 We look forward to seeing you at the event.

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