Megalencephaly, polymicrogyria, and hydrocephalus (MPPH) syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Megalencephaly and perisylvian polymicrogyria with postaxial polydactyly and hydrocephalus
- MPPH syndrome
AKT/PI3KCA Pathway-associated Mosaic Disorders, Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Location: Building 45, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
Description: The goals of this workshop are to: (1.) Aggregate clinical and molecular data on patients from the groups to draw conclusions on the range of phenotypes and clinical delineation of the disorders. (2.) Develop consensus on clinical diagnostic categories, proper names for the entities, and molecular correlations. (3.) Propose an agenda for moving forward with considerations for both symptomatic and primary treatment.
RDCRN 3rd Conference on Clinical Research for Rare Diseases, Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Location: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, Rockville, MD
Description: Clinical research in rare diseases presents a number of challenges and unique issues that are not usually considered in the training of clinical investigators through existing training programs. Goals of the conference include: direct instruction of trainees and new investigators in rare disease research methodology; development of a reusable curriculum/syllabus on rare disease research methodology; and stimulation of ideas regarding the unique issues facing investigators engaged in the study of rare diseases.
David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis, Friday, September 09, 2011 - Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Location: UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center, Lake Arrowhead , CA
Description: Themes for 2011; Mechanisms of normal and abnormal morphogenesis including insights from prenatal imaging; Somatic overgrowth; Brain overgrowth; Cortical dysplasia; Signaling pathways in morphogenesis; Angiogenesis and vascular malformations in genetic syndromes
VI International Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs (ICORD 2010): Global Approach to Accessibility in Rare Diseases, Orphan Drugs and Neglected Diseases , Thursday, March 18, 2010 - Saturday, March 20, 2010
Location: Palais Rouge Convention Center, Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Description: For the first time, the VI International Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs (ICORD 2010) was convened in the southern hemisphere in agreement with its aim of globalization of rare diseases research and orphan products development activities.
Improving Outcomes in Hydrocephalus: Bridging the Gap between Basic Science and Clinical Management, Monday, September 14, 2009 - Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Location: Baltimore, MD
Description: The major goal of this conference was to understand the critical pathophysiology of hydrocephalus in order to advance clinical applications.
Hydrocephalus: Myths, New Facts, Clear Directions, Thursday, September 29, 2005 - Saturday, October 01, 2005
Location: Marriott White Flint, Bethesda, MD
Description: Approximately 90% of infants born with spina bifida have hydrocephalus. Other congenital abnormalities such as aqueductal stenosis due to posterior fossa developmental disorders can also cause hydrocephalus. Participants discussed current knowledge gaps in clinical hydrocephalus research.