The RE(ACT) Congress - The international Congress on Research of Rare and Orphan Diseases

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Data: Mercoledì 7 Marzo 2018 - Sabato 10 Marzo 2018

Luogo:  Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli  |  Città: Bologna

7-10 marzo 2018


The
RE(ACT)
Congress 
The international Congress on Research of Rare and Orphan Diseases

Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli
Via G.C. Pupilli 1, Bologna

 

 

 Full Program


MONDAY, MARCH 5th
E-RARE Monitoring meeting, by invitation only


TUESDAY, MARCH 6th
2018 E-RARE, Membership meeting (by invitation only), all day 9 to 17
RE(ACT) CONGRESS 2018:


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7th
Special morning sessions 9 to 12 open to all:
Parallel session 1: Undiagnosed Diseases Network International (UDNI) – Chair Domenica Taruscio
Panellists:
Helene Cederroth, SE
William Gahl, USA
Steve Groft, USA
Domenica Taruscio, IT
Parallel session 2: European Reference Networks (ERNs), where we stand? – Chair Luca Sangiorgi
Pannelist:
Enrique Terol, BE; DG Sante
Maurizio Scarpa, DE; European Reference Networks
Holm Grassner, DE; EURO-NMD European Reference Networks
Luca Sangiorgi, IT; BOND European Reference Networks
Daria Julkowska, FR; E-RARE and Europe Joint Program
A. Session, Afternoon 14 to 17 “Opportunities in rare diseases around the world”
Maurizio Scarpa, DE: European References Networks (ERNs)
Hugh Dawkins, AU: IRDiRC and RD Connect
Daria Julkowska, FR: E-RARE and European Joint Programme
Olivier Menzel, CH: RE(ACT) Community
BBMRI, UDNI, Solve RD
POSTER SESSION A 17 to 18
Public Opening Ceremony 18 to 20
Welcome message
Professor Silvio Garattini, IT, pioneer in rare disease research, professor in chemotherapy and pharmacology and director of the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research.
Professor Harvey F. Lodish, USA, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Founding Member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and lead author of the textbook Molecular Cell Biology. “Academic Entrepreneurs, New Technologies, and Building Companies to Treat Rare Diseases”


THURSDAY, MARCH 8th
B. Session, Morning 9 to 12 “NGS and undiagnosed rare diseases”
Xavier Estivill, ES
Marco Gattorno, IT “Impact on NGS in daily practice in autoinflammatory diseases”
Nicolas Lévy, FR
Vincenzo Nigro, IT
Lisenka Vissers, NL “The circle of NGS innovation: from research to diagnostics and back”
Lunch 12 to 13
POSTER SESSION B & C 13 to 14
C. Session, Afternoon, 14 to 17 “Pathophysiology”
Gregor Andelfinger, CA
Kristina Hettne, NL
Roman Chrast, SE “The role of endoplasmic reticulum-mitochondria crosstalk in axonal maintenance”
POSTER SESSION B & C 17 to 19
18/12/2017 Full program - React-congress

FRIDAY, MARCH 9th
D. Session, Morning 9 to 12 “Gene and cell therapy”
Peter Lenting, FR “Small Antibody Fragments as Alternative Tools in Haemophilia Care”
Luigi Naldini, IT
Josef M. Penninger, AT “Haploid stem cells – from discovery to a library of repairable mutations for reproducible research”
Tatiana Petrova, CH “Dissecting the biology of lymphedema-distichiasis”
Lunch 12 to 13
POSTER SESSION D,E & F13 to 14
E. Session, Afternoon 13 to 17 “Neurological diseases”
Donald W. Cleveland, USA “Gene silencing therapy for human neurodegenerative disease”
Antonio Federico, IT
Jesus Requena, ES “In search of a therapy for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: identification of chemical chaperones that stabilize the prion protein PrP”
Edward Wild, UK
POSTER SESSION D,E & F 17 to 19
Social event: Delegates’ dinner/party


SATURDAY, MARCH 10th
F. Session, 9 to 14, public session “Patients and research” and Rare Disease Day Emilia Romagna
Program updated November 14, 2017

 

Registration >>> https://www.react-congress.org/form/

 

Luogo
Universita' degli studi di Bologna facolta' di medicina e chirurgia, Via Giulio Cesare Pupilli, 1, 40136 Bologna BO

 

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  • Da Mercoledì 7 Marzo 2018 a Sabato 10 Marzo 2018

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