8th Annual Usher Syndrome Family Conference

Looking to catch up on the USH2016 conference happenings? Here you'll find the transcript, presentation slides and welcome videos. 

Live tweets from #USH2016 were also storified in chronological order by Dr. Jen Phillips. 

Mark Dunning, Chairman of the Usher Syndrome Coalition, welcomes the USH2016 attendees:

Executive Director, Krista Vasi encourages our USH Family to Own the Equinox again, leading up to our second Usher Syndrome Awareness Day, September 17th:

Download the transcript and the program

View the presentation slides:

"A combined cochlear and vestibular prosthesis for the treatment of Usher syndrome" delivered by James Phillips, PhD, at the 2016 Usher Syndrome Family Conference.

"Hearing Loss and Usher Syndrome" delivered by Kathleen Sie, MD, at the 2016 Usher Syndrome Family Conference.

"Deconstructing disease genes: How zebrafish models of Usher syndrome can help develop therapies for vision loss" delivered by Jennifer Phillips, PhD, at the 2016 Usher Syndrome Family Conference.

"Unraveling Usher Syndrome: The role of genetic testing" delivered by Karmen Trzupek, Certified Genetic Counselor, at the 2016 Usher Syndrome Family Conference.

SAVE THE DATES!

SAME EVENT, NEW NAME

Starting in 2017, the Usher Syndrome Family Conference will have a new name:

USH Connections Conference

USH2017: 9th Annual USH Connections Conference | July 15, 2017 | Chicago, Illinois

USH2018: International Symposium on Usher Syndrome and 10th Annual USH Connections Conference | July 19-21, 2018 | Mainz, Germany 

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