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USH2018: International Symposium on Usher Syndrome and 10th annual USH Connections Conference

Thursday, July 19, 2018Saturday, July 21, 2018
Atrium Hotel, Mainz, Germany

Usher syndrome is the most common form of hereditary deaf-blindness. A broad alliance of institutions presents the 4th International Scientific Symposium on Usher Syndrome and the International Patient Symposium (10th Annual USH Connections Conference) in Mainz, Germany.

The International Symposium on Usher Syndrome will convene at the Atrium Hotel Conference Centre, Mainz on July 19-20, 2018, bringing together the world’s leading experts from different fields of research (diagnostics, genetics, therapy, structural, molecular and cell biology) to present the latest developments in Usher syndrome. The 2-day research symposium will enable the exchange of ideas and knowledge among scientists, clinicians and geneticists in order to facilitate novel research and insights in therapeutic strategies for Usher syndrome.

The International Patient Symposium (USH Connections Conference) will convene on July 21, 2018, bringing together professionals with those affected by Usher syndrome around the world. Experts will provide summaries of the scientific symposium in layman’s terms and highlight the progress in therapeutic options. Psychological aspects and healthcare issues will be discussed from a patient’s point of view.

Registration and more details:
Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 15, 2018

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