May 24, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1pm Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium
635 Charles E Young Dr S
Los Angeles, CA 90095
United States
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Mark Weiner ·

On Wednesday, May 24, the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research will host a lecture on "Lessons From Rare Genetic Diseases: From Novel Biology to Drug Discovery" at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Aris Economides, PhD, Vice President, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and the lead scientist in the discovery of Activin A's role in heterotopic ossification and FOP, will deliver the lecture.  

The lecture will take place on Wednesday, May 24, from noon to 1 pm PT followed by a reception afterwards. The UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute has invited FOP patients and advocates to join. This is a great opportunity to meet, talk and ask questions with one of the leading scientists working on FOP today. Learn more about Regeneron's clinical development program

Reservations are not required, but please email [email protected] if you're interested in attending so we can connect you with other FOP families. More information

The auditorium is located on the first floor of the building, which is at street level. UCLA parking lot 9 is the nearest parking lot to the auditorium. The facility is fully wheelchair accessible.

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