15th International Symposium on MPS and Related Diseases Scientific Speakers Announced

On behalf of the 15th International Symposium on MPS and Related Diseases, the Scientific Program Delegates announce the Scientific Program Oral Presenters this August 2 – 4, 2018 in San Diego, California. Selections were led by our Program Delegates:
 
Patricia Dickson, M.D. Harbor UCLA Medical Center
Lorne Clarke, M.D. University of British Columbia, Canada
Brian Bigger, Ph.D. University of Manchester, United Kingdom

The MPS Scientific Symposium includes topics in:

  • Diagnositics and Biomarkers
  • Disease Pathophysiology
  • Preclinical Therapy and Development
  • Clinical Research and Trials

Begin your Registration now, and participate in the latest breaking science surrounding MPS and Related Diseases.  
Early Bird registration ends on May 31, 2018. 
Secure your space. For more information please send an email to mps2018@mpssociety.org.


Featured Speakers Include:

Dr. Richard Gallo, MD, PhD

Dr. Gallo is a physician-scientist and distinguished professor at the University of California, San Diego. His notable scientific discoveries include discovery of antimicrobial peptides in skin and subsequent demonstration of how bacteria on the skin promote health.

 

 

 Frances Platt, PhD, FMedSci

Professor Frances Platt Dr. Platt is a member of the department of pharmacology at Oxford University in the U.K. Her research interests include the biology and pathobiology of glycosphingolipids and led to the development of miglustat for the treatment of glycosphingolipid storage diseases.

 

 

 

Larry Sherman, PhD

Larry Sherman is a Professor in the Division of Neuroscience at the Oregon National Primate Research Center and in the Department of Cell, Developmental, and Cancer Biology and in the Neuroscience Graduate Program at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).  He is also a faculty member in the Neuroscience Graduate Program, the Program of Molecular and Cellular Biology, and in the Knight Cancer Research Institute at OHSU.  He has over 80 publications related to brain development and neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis. 

 

 

Adrian Thrasher, PhD MB BS FSB FMedSci FRCP FRCPath FRCPCH


Professor Adrian Thrasher is a member of the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health in Paediatric Immunology and Welcome Trust Principal Research Fellow. He is the Program Head of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation and has a long standing research and clinical interest in development and application of gene therapy.  He is the Director of Clinical Gene Therapy Program and Gene Stem and Cell Therapies and has interests in Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome disorders, and ALS.