2018 Glycobiology SIG Workshop

September 12, 2018

2018 Glycobiology SIG Workshop
September 26, 2018
Concerted Action for Therapies of Free Sialic Acid-Related Disorders
Natcher Balcony B
1p.m. - 4p.m.
Dr. Marjan Huizing, Staff Scientist, Medical Genetics Branch NHGRI
1:00 p.m., Sialic Acid Synthesis Pathway, Its Genetic Disorders and Prospects for Therapy
                   William A.  Gahl, MD, PhD (NHGRI, NIH, Bethesda, MD)
                   Marjan Huizing, PhD (NHGRI, NIH, Bethesda, MD)
1:25 p.m., Sialic Acid Pathway Bioengineering
                    Kevin J. Yarema, PhD (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD)
              Sialic Acid Storage Disorders
1:40 p.m.,  Therapeutic approaches to lysosomal disorders
                      Ellen Sidransky, MD (NHGRI, NIH, Bethesda, MD)
1:55 p.m.,  Gene- or cell-therapies for rare disorders
                     Cynthia J Tifft, MD, PhD (NHGRI, NIH, Bethesda, MD)
2:10 p.m.,  Drug screening panels for rare disorders
                     Wei Zheng, PhD (NCATS, NIH, Rockville, MD) 
2:25 p.m., Discussion of therapeutic options for sialic acid storage disorders
            Sialic Acid Deficiency Disorders
2:40 p.m.,  ManNAc therapy to increase intracellular sialic acid production
                    Nuria Carrillo, MD (NHGRI, NIH, Bethesda, MD)
2:55 p.m., Control of IgG Sialylation
                    Brian A. Cobb, PhD (Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH)
3:10 p.m.,  Discussion and therapeutic options for Sialic Acid Deficiency Disorders 
3:20 p.m.,  Wrap Up & General Discussion
This meeting is being presented by the NIH Glycobiology SIG with generous support from the FDA.
Glycobiology SIG Workshop: Concerted Action for Therapies of Free Sialic Acid-Related Disorders
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
12:55 pm   Eastern Daylight Time   4 hrs

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