Agenda for the Scientific Conference

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

National Institutes of Health
Pookshill Marriott Hotel
Bethesda, Md.

April 18-20, 2004

Saturday Night: Get-together for conference participants at Max Muenke's home (across from hotel). Please R.S.V.P. if you plan to attend.

Day One: Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Early Embryonic Development: Signaling Pathways Involved in Midline and Laterality

HPE Studies at NIH: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Invited Speakers

Session 1: 10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Session 2: 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Session 3: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session 4: 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Invited Keynote Speaker: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

To follow: Supper at Max Muenke's home for conference participants. Please RSVP, if you plan to attend.

Day Two: Monday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Clinical Aspects of Holoprosencephaly

Cholesterol and Associated Disorders: 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

International Studies in Holoprosencephaly: 10:00-12:00 a.m.

Lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Selected Abstracts for Platform Presentation: 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

HPE Clinical Studies at NIH: 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Carter Center Clinical Studies: 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Invited Keynote Speaker: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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