N-acetylglutamate synthetase deficiency
Other Names for this Disease
- Hyperammonemia due to N-Acetylglutamate Synthetase Deficiency
- N-acetyl glutamate synthetase deficiency
- NAG synthetase deficiency
- NAGS deficiency
- Reaching for a Cure: 2011 NUCDF Annual Conference, July 8 2011 - July 10, 2011
Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado
Description: This conference offers the unique opportunity to meet other UCD families, stay informed, and learn about new advances in research, treatment and management to improve the lives of children and adults with UCD. Working together, our NUCDF families and community of committed researchers and medical professionals are making a major impact with advances in the understanding of UCDs, accelerating research, and improved outcomes in children and adults with UCD. In the past four years, research for UCDs has increased by 400%! Let's continue the momentum and end the devastating effects of UCD.
The Spectrum of Caregiving and Palliative Care in Rare Diseases, Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Location: NIH Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda, MD
Description: The findings and recommendations resulting from the Workshop will provide guidance to the extramural community as well as to NINR and other Institutes, Offices (e.g., ORDR), and agencies in developing strategies for advancing the science of palliative care and caregiving in rare disease and research programs. It is anticipated that a funding opportunity announcement will result from the Workshop.
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.
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.
The Urea Cycle Disorders Satellite Symposium to the 11th International Congress on Inborn Errors of Metabolism (ICIEM) – Overcoming Barriers – New Developments and Future Directions for Urea Cycle Disorders, Thursday, August 27, 2009 - Saturday, August 29, 2009
Location: Estancia La Jolla Hotel Conference Center, La Jolla, CA
Description: The specific aims of this meeting were to (1) focus attention on advances that may provide a basis for new interventions to treat UCDs and address the long-term effects of the disorders; (2) review progress and discuss new findings in the role of urea cycle defects, precursors, and intermediaries and their impact on non-urea cycle reactions, e.g., blood pressure and liver disease; and (3) share preliminary data from the investigations of the Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium and encourage collaborations that expand patient access and participation in clinical trials.