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First Symposium on
Pediatric Neurotransmitter Diseases

Saturday May 18th 2002, 8:30am-5:00pm
Sunday May 19th 2002, 8:15am-12:30pm

Hyatt Regency
Bethesda, Maryland

The National Institutes of Health Office of Rare Diseases, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disease (PND) Association will present the first symposium on Pediatric Neurotransmitter Diseases.  We hope you will join us. 

The overall objective of the symposium is to share and discuss the most up to date information relevant to the best clinical practice and research of Pediatric Neurotransmitter Diseases. 

The symposium will bring together clinicians, scientists, caregivers and NIH program officers.

Invited guests and speakers will join together to integrate information from various disciplines relevant to PND�s and 1) overview testing approaches to identify PND�s 2) identify promising new avenues for research 3) foster collaborations among researchers in the field 4) coordinate approaches to clinical studies and trials and 5) assess the future role of gene therapy and stem cell research in treatment of the PND�s. 

The symposium should be of interest to anyone with a background in the neurosciences, child neurology, developmental disabilities, metabolics, genetics, and neurology nursing. 

Hotel Information:  Please reserve your hotel room today by calling 1-800-233-1234.  Mention the PND Association Medical Conference. 

If you require special accommodations to participate in this symposium please contact the Hyatt Regency at least 7 days prior to the symposium, during the office hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm at 1-800-233-1234.

Registration:  Attendance is limited. Please respond now.  Complete the attached registration form and send it along with the appropriate conference fees to:

The PND Association
6 Nathan Drive
Plainview, NY 11803

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