THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24th, 2019


Charlotte Convention Center
ROOM: 203B

 
 

Scientific Session: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM including Light Buffet

 

4:30 PM

Welcome, Introductions, Sponsor Acknowledgement

4:35 PM

Presentation and Clinical Symptoms of Pompe Disease
Diagnosing and Assessing Neuromuscular Involvement in Pompe Patients
Genetic and Developmental Issues in Gaucher Patients
CNS Involvement and other Neurological Manifestations of Gaucher
The Role of Enzyme Replacement Therapy for both diseases
(case presentations included)

5:20 PM

Panel Discussion, Q&A

5:30 PM

Adjourn

PRESENTERS

 

OLAF BODAMER, MD, PhD
Associate Chief Division of Genetics and Genomics
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Park Gerald Chair in Genetics and Genomics
Director of the Boston Children’s Lysosomal Disease (BoLD) Program
Director of the Roya Kabuki Program
Associate Member of the Broad Institute
Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA


PAIGE KAPLAN, MBBCh
Professor Emerita
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Division of Genetics
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


ACCREDITATION

 

EXCEL Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

EXCEL Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

 
At the conclusion of this conference, you should be able to:
 

Compare classic infantile and late-onset presentations for Pompe disease
   

Evaluate neuromuscular involvement in Pompe disease to help diagnose and assess potential spinal cord involvement
   

Examine how defining the phenotype/genotype relationship can impact genetic and developmental issues in Gaucher patients
   

Discuss neurological manifestations of Gaucher disease including peripheral nervous system and CNS involvement
   
 

SUPPORTER

 

 

SANOFI GENZYME


REGISTRATION


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