Rare disease talks at MBE 2014 in Rotterdam this week

MBE 2014

Looking forward to some rare disease talks at 1st MBE (Matrix Biology Europe) conference (XXIVth FECTS meeting) 21 – 24 June 2014

http://www.mbe2014.eu/home


New insights in collagen processing as revealed by autosomal recessive forms of osteogenesis imperfecta (Joan Marini – Bethesda)

Defective proteolytic processing of fibrillar procollagens and other extracellular matrix proteins due to mutations in BMP1 result in a severe form of osteogenesis imperfecta (Delfien Syx – Ghent)

Skeletal dysplasias and the molecular pathology of the unfolded protein response (John Bateman – Melbourne)

ECM mutations in multiple epiphyseal dysplasias and pseudoachondrodysplasia (Michael Briggs – Newcastle)

The effect of fibrillin mutations: Altered TGF-beta and heparin binding results in a variety of connective tissue diseases (Cay Kielty – Manchester)

Mesenchymal stromal cell therapy for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (Tobias Kühl – Freiburg)

Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay of collagen – emerging complexity in RNA surveillance mechanisms (Shireen Lamandé – Melbourne)

Basement membranes and human disease (Leena Bruckner-Tuderman – Freiburg)

HANAC Col4A1 mutation in mice causes a muscular disease with endoplamic reticulum stress and vascular defects (Emmanuelle Plaisier – Paris)

Chemical chaperone treatment to target haemorrhagic stroke caused by collagen IV mutations (Tom Van Agtmael – Glasgow)

Full Programme here 2. 1st MBE Conference 2014 Program

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