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Join us for the first ever Valosin Containing Protein (VCP) specific Scientific Conference held in North America!

It will be an insightful time of sharing on the latest VCP pre-clinical and clinical research efforts from experts.

Event Information

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Broad Center for the Biological Science, Room 200

California Institute of Technology

360 S Wilson Ave, Pasadena, CA 91225 U.S.A.

Travel Details

Tentative Conference Agenda

Lodging details coming soon

We are working on funding for travel scholarships

Session 1: Introduction to VCP disease; Clinical and molecular aspects

Session 2: Introduction to VCP disease; Diagnostic and pathologic aspects

Session 3: VCP function and dysfunction:  Molecular mechanisms and cellular function

Session 4: VCP function and dysfunction: Pre-clinical studies and clinical studies of similar syndromes

Session 5: Current clinical studies and Management

Session 6: Gaps in current clinical knowledge 

Session 7: Discussion on coordinated clinical research

Session 8: Plans for future collaborative efforts

Conference Organizers

TSUI-FEN CHOU, PhD

Research Professor at Caltech

MING GUO, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology and Molecular and Medicinal Pharmacy at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

VIRGINIA KIMONIS, MD

Professor and Clinical Geneticist-Scientist at University of California-Irvine, Department of Pediatrics

Interested in Participating?

Complete the below form if are interested in attending or would like to present.

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