International Symposium on Usher Syndrome

USH 2018 – July 19-21, 2018 in Mainz, Germany

4th International Scientific Symposium on Usher Syndrome, Mainz 2018

On the International Scientific Symposium on Usher Syndrome Sign language and speech to text interpretation (both in English) can be booked free of charges.

Thursday July 19, 2018

11:00 Registration
13:30

Welcome addresses

N.N.
Mark Dunning, Boston, USA: Patient’s View to Usher Syndrome
14:00

Scientific oral presentations Genetics and diagnostics of Usher Syndrome

Anne‐Françoise Roux, Montpellier, France: Genetics of Usher Syndrome
14:35 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
14:50 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
15:05 Isabelle Audo, Paris, France: Clinical diagnostics of Usher Syndrome
15:30 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
15:45 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
16:05

Coffee break - exhibition

16:45

Scientific oral presentations "Cell and molecular biology"

Aziz El Amraoui, Paris, France: Introduction: USH proteins in the eye
17:15 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
17:30 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
17:45 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
18:00 Jun Yang, Salt Lake City, USA: USH2 protein complexes in the eye
18:25 Matthew J Tyska, Nashville, United States: USH proteins in the gut
18:50

Poster session - exhibition with wine and cheese - finger food - Music

 
Friday July 20, 2018
08:00

Early bird: Posters – exhibition

09:05

Scientific oral presentations "Cell and molecular biology II"

Bechara Kachar, Bethesda, United States: USH proteins in hair cell structure and function
09:35 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
09:50 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
10:05 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
10:20 Mingjie Zhang, Hong Kong, China: Structure of USH protein complexes
10:50

Coffee break - exhibition

11:20

Scientific oral presentations "Usher Syndrome models - Therapy I

Alberto Auricchio, Naples, Italy: Gene addition therapy
11:45 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
12:00 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
12:15 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
12:30 Kerstin Nagel-Wolfrum, Mainz, Germany: Translational read-through as therapy for Usher syndrome caused by nonsense mutations
12:55

Lunch - poster session - exhibition

15:00

Scientific oral presentations "Therapy for Usher Syndrome II"

Erwin van Wijk, Nijmegen, Netherlands, Antisense oligonucleotides for the treatment of Usher syndrome caused by splice site mutations
15:25 Yoshikazu Imanishi, Cleveland, United States: Small molecule for targeting Usher Syndrome
15:50 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
16:05 Short oral presentation selected from abstracts
16:20 Mike Cheetham, London, United Kingdom: Retinal organoids as disease models
16:45 N.N.: Prospects in human Usher Syndrome research and treatment
17:10

Poster awards & Wrap-up scientific meeting

17:45

End of scientific meeting

Rhine River Cruise (ticketed event)

18:15 Bus departure to Mainz to boat landing site
19:00 Mainz - St. Goar and Dinner
23:30 Return to Mainz

Registration USH2018 Scientific Symposium

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