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Human Genetics Program

8th Annual SBP Rare Disease Day Symposium

Alagille Syndrome — New Research, New Hope

The 2017 SBP Rare Disease Day Symposium will focus on Alagille Syndrome, with emphasis on the areas of biliary paucity, genetic mechanism, Notch signaling, and biliary development/regeneration. Scientists, clinicians, advocates, patients and their families are invited to join experts in the ALGS field to foster new perspectives, ideas, and collaborations and accelerate efforts toward a cure for this syndrome.

P. Duc Si Dong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Programs in Human Genetics and Development, Aging, & Regeneration
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Holger Willenbring, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery
Member, Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research
Associate Director, Liver Center
University of California, San Francisco
UCSF Medical Center

Keynote Speakers
Nancy B. Spinner, Ph.D.
Professor of Genetics
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Raphael Kopan, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Developmental Biology
Academic Affiliations
Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Feb 24

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Pacific

Sanford Children’s Health Research Center
Building 12 Auditorium
10905 Road to the Cure
San Diego, CA 92121



Duc Dong


Amy Zimmon
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