Friday, January 28, 2011
Gordon Conference on Lysosomal Storage Diseases
January 23-28, 2011
Today marks the conclusion of the first-ever Gordon Research Conference on lysosomal storage diseases. This extremely prestigious conference of the scientific community featured topics including the basic science of lysosomal biology and function, relationships of lysosomal diseases to other neurological diseases, pathogenic cascades, biomarkers, recent advances in therapy, and clinical trials and design.
Niemann-Pick Disease is one of over 50 known lysosomal storage diseases. The NNPDF is pleased to have been able to sponsor attendance at the conference, helping to ensure that promising research fellows are able to participate and share in the knowledge bank at this world-renowned gathering.
The Gordon Research Conferences (GRC) is a non-profit organization managed by and for the benefit of the scientific community, providing an international forum for the presentation and discussion of frontier research in the biological, chemical, and physical sciences, and their related technologies.
For more information about Niemann-Pick Disease, visit http://www.nnpdf.org/.