Time: October 24, 2014 at 4:30pm to October 26, 2014 at 10:30am
Location: University of Iowa, Carver Medical School
Website or Map: http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu…
Event Type: ahus, family, conference
Organized By: U of Iowa Physicians/Researchers, MORL staff, The Talbots, The Biermanns, Linda Burke
Latest Activity: Jul 24
The University of Iowa and the Foundation for Children with Atypical HUS announce the 2014 aHUS Family Conference to be held at the University of Iowa on October 24-26th, 2014.
JOIN US for the only aHUS conference in the United States to offer multiple medical presentations from 4 aHUS experts and covering high-interest topics such as mutations, disease pathology, the complement cascade, transplant issues and MORE! Learn about the latest in aHUS diagnosis, treatment, and genetics.
The clinicial and aHUS research team at the University of Iowa and the genetic testing team at MORL will combine to present an entire day of aHUS medical and research information on Saturday, October 25th, 2014..
Speakers announced include Dr. Richard J.H. Smith, and Dr. Carla Nester.
Dr. Smith is a professor at the UI Carver College of Medicine.and directs the Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories (MORL).
Listed by America's Best Doctors, 2013, Dr. Nester is the director of the Pediatric Glomerular Disease Clinic and is a faculty member of the University of Iowa aHUS Center of Excellence
Meet other aHUS patients and their families at a dinner and Welcome Reception hosted by the Foundation for Children with Atypical HUS on Friday, October 24th, 2014.
Arrive early to 'meet and greet' friends new and old! NORD hosts the conversation on Friday afternoon in the hotel lounge for a coffee/social hour at 4:30pm.
Also on Saturday the 25th: Conference attendees will be offered a tour of the MORL aHUS genetic screening facility with the opportunity to have blood drawn onsite for aHUS testing and analysis.
Sunday the 26th - You're invited to a breakfast buffet!
Hosted by Global Genes, meet and mingle over breakfast from 7:30-8:15 am. At 8:30 hear Dr. Maya Doyle discuss social/emotional challenges commonly faced by patients and their families. At 9:30-10:30 am, OneSource offers information about patient support, insurance issues, and resources they provide to aHUS patients.
REGISTER Online for the Iowa Meeting NOW Questions?
Phone: (319) 335-6623
The Foundation for Children with Atypical HUS is pleased to support your attendance by providing: hotel lodging for both Friday & Saturday night, a $100. travel stipend, a Welcome Dinner on Friday night, and more. Click here to reserve your hotel room.