Thursday, June 8th
6:30pm-9:00pm Welcome Reception/Registration: Opportunity for families, healthcare
providers and researchers to meet each other and exchange information in an informal setting.
Children are welcome.
For first time attendees, a PAF board member will meet with families to help you get the most from the conference (sign up required).
Friday, June 9th
6:00am-8:15am Breakfast for guests staying at the Hyatt. (Choose from the buffet or off the Restaurant menu). Breakfast passes distributed by the hotel at check-in.
8:15am-8:30am Registration and Exhibitor Set-up
8:30am-8:45am Welcome – Opening Remarks, Jill Chertow Franks, President PAF
8:45am-9:30am “Propionic Acidemia: An Overview”, Barbara K. Burton, M.D.
9:30am-10:15am “Different approaches to dietary management of methylmalonic and propionic acidemia”, IriniManoli, M.D., Ph.D.
10:30am-10:45am Break/Visit Exhibitors
10:45am-11:15am Morning Breakout Groups – Topics:
Nutrition & G-tube Feeding, Heather Bausell, RD, LDN
Genetics – Prenatal Diagnosis, PGD, Katherine H. Kim, MS, Genetic Counselor
11:15am-12:00noon “Propionic Acidemia Protocol: A Progress Report”, Oleg A. Shchelochkov, M.D.
12:00noon-1:00pm Group Photo/Lunch
1:00pm-1:45pm “Treatment protocol and outcomes with the Amish/Mennonite variant”,
D. Holmes Morton, MD.
1:45pm-2:30pm “Translational approach to the study of Propionic Acidemia”, Charles P. Venditti, M.D., Ph.D.
2:45pm-3:00pm Break – Visit Exhibitors
3:00pm-3:45pm “Enzyme replacement and chaperone studies”, Jan P. Kraus, Ph.D.
3:45pm-4:00pm “Short-term Outcome of N-Carbamylglutamate in the Treatment of Acute Hyperammonemia”, Nicholas Ah Mew, M.D.
4:15pm-5:00pm Afternoon Breakout Groups/Visit Exhibitors
Saturday, June 10th, 2017
6:00am-8:30am Breakfast for guests staying at the Hyatt. (Choose from the buffet or off the Restaurant menu). Breakfast passes distributed by the hotel at check-in.
8:30am-9:00am PAF Board Meeting/Updates
9:00am-9:45am “New mechanisms of cellular pathogenesis in Propionic Acidemia”,
Hilary J. Vernon, M.D., Ph.D.
9:45am-10:30am “Liver transplantation in Propionic Acidemia”, Gerard Berry, M.D.
10:45am-11:15am Family Panel
11:15am-12noon Questions/Discussion Wrap-up
Speakers, topics, and time slots subject to change
PAF WWC Agenda – Printable Version