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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Other Names for this Disease
  • B pseudomallei infection
  • Burkholderia pseudomallei infection
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ORDR-Sponsored Conferences

  • Gordon Research Conference on Multi-Drug Efflux Systems Shared Molecular Mechanisms but Diverging Roles in Physiology and Medicine, Sunday, March 17, 2013 - Friday, March 22, 2013
    Location: Four Points Sheraton/Holiday Inn Express, Ventura, CA
    Description: The goal of the 2013 Multidrug Efflux Systems GRC is to bring together scientists from diverse fields to interact, learn from each other, identify new approaches and challenges, and make greater strides in overcoming the individual diseases that involve transporter efflux pumps. It is expected that this meeting will have a significant broad impact in education and training of future scientists working in crossdisciplinary areas.

  • 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.