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LAM Foundation International Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Research Conference

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - Sunday, March 30, 2014
Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Chicago, IL

The goal of this conference is to provide a forum for leading experts to discuss the molecular and cellular basis of LAM, review clinical management of LAM, present cutting edge research, integrate concepts, and identify innovative research directions. Dr. Achen’s objective as Basic Science Chair is to focus discussion on how the latest discoveries in these areas can benefit LAM research and facilitate identification of strategies to improve diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for LAM. Dr. Han has invited speakers who will address practical challenges regarding treatment of the disease, issues unique to lung transplantation of LAM patients, and development of biomarkers and phenotyping approaches for LAM based on lessons learned from other diseases.

Contact: Hannah Peavy, M.D. 301-480-0222

Co-funding Institute(s):
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Office of Rare Diseases Research