Goals and Educational Objectives

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Third NIH Conference on Holoprosencephaly (HPE):
Midline and Laterality Development

This conference is supported by the NIH Office of Rare Diseases
and the Carter Centers for Brain Research in Holoprosencephaly
and Related Malformations

Goals and Educational Objectives

The goals of the conference are to bring parents, researchers and professionals involved with the care of persons with Holoprosencephaly (HPE) together to exchange information, ideas, scientific data, and to share the family experience. A limited number of families will be chosen to undergo evaluations at the National Institutes of Health. Families will be given the opportunity to schedule evaluations at any of the three Carter Centers for Brain Research in Holoprosencephaly and Related Malformations for additional evaluations and continuing care.

The National Institutes of Health/Foundation for the Advanced Education of the Sciences (NIH/FAES) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Last Reviewed: May 2006