The Third Birt-Hogg-Dubé Symposium

Venue: Maastricht

Location: Maastricht, Netherlands

Event Date/Time: May 11, 2011 End Date/Time: May 12, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 15, 2011
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The aims of the Third BHD Symposium are to communicate advances in the understanding, management and treatment of Birt-Hogg-Dubé (BHD) syndrome and, for the first time, of hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer (HLRCC), as well as to promote collaboration among researchers in these and related fields. Keynote talks, abstract presentations and a poster exhibition will cover basic and clinical research in BHD and HLRCC. Prizes for exceptional posters will be awarded. Additionally, there will be patient- and family-centered sessions.

Confirmed speakers:
Professor Bin Teh, Van Andel Institute, USA;
Dr Kuniaki Seyama, Juntendo University, Japan; Dr Sunil Sudarshan, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA;
Professor Ian Tomlinson, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK

Abstracts can be submitted in the categories:
1. Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome, basic sciences
2. Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome, clinical sciences
3. HLRCC, basic sciences
4. HLRCC, clinical sciences