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Assessing the Impact of Osteogenesis Imperfecta on Non-Skeletal Systems

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - Friday, April 20, 2012
Sheraton Gateway Suites, Rosemont, IL

This meeting will focus on the impact of abnormal collagen on health in an effort to broaden professional awareness of the full spectrum of issues faced by persons with OI as they age. The goals are: 1)-to review current knowledge regarding the impact of OI on a wide range of bodily systems during the aging process, 2)-identify major information gaps, 3)-make recommendations to expand the OI research agenda. A Workshop Report will be compiled following the meeting in order to share these findings with health professionals and the OI community.

Contact:
Theresa Smith, NIAMS (301) 435-5595 smiththe@mail.nih.gov

Co-funding Institute(s):
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Office of Rare Diseases Research

From the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

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