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10.03.2015

EB2015, Atlanta: Upcoming research conference

A global array of EB researchers will be gathering in May for the EB2015 triennial research symposium. DEBRA of America is hosting the conference at Château Élan, located in the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia.

Brett Kopelan, Executive Director of DEBRA of America, is proud to announce that the breadth of expertise and topics covered in the 'bench to bedside' programme has resulted in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) agreeing to provide funding for the conference.

The conference will showcase the incredible strides over the last 3 years in the development of therapies and in the understanding of the disease in general. Speakers will focus not only on the basic science, but also on the translational work, new approaches to therapy, symptom relief, as well as clinical trial progress.

While the conference is by invitation only, we are soliciting many up and coming researchers to present their work to the more seasoned EB community in hopes of having them continue the progress we have achieved. Mr. Kopelan will be giving an update in September at the DEBRA International congress in London.

Gabrielle Sedor, DEBRA of America

Front view of the conference venue "Château Élan"

Conference venue 'Château Élan'