‘PCD on the Move’ Virtual Scientific Conference


Save the Dates: August 5th and 10th, 2021
‘PCD on the Move’ Virtual Scientific Conference
The PCD Foundation is pleased to announce registration for ‘PCD on the Move’ 2021, to be held virtually over 2 half days:


Aug 5, 2021     9:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET
Aug 10, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET 

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The theme of this year’s virtual conference is ‘Building a PCD Community for Clinical Research,’ and will feature presentations on translational science, and genetic and clinical research.

Some of the featured Speakers include:

Amelia Shoemark, PhD,  Dept of Molecular and Clinical Medicine,  University of Dundee, “Refining classification of genetic defects in PCD”

Will Hannah, MD, Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill “Genome wide analysis of PCD gene variant frequencies: estimated prevalence and ethnic heterogeneity”

BreAnna Kinghorn, MD, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington   “PCD heterogeneity identified by imaging and by lung function testing” 

Susan Dutcher, PhD, Department of Genetics, Washington University in St. Louis,  “From mutations to molecular models: how PCD genetics informs on structure and molecular architecture of motile cilia

Mike O’Connor, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, “Rolling out the PCD Foundation Registry”

Ana Maria Herrara Gana, MD, PCD Clinic, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile. “Challenges and Opportunities for the Diagnosis and Management of PCD in Chile”

Complete program to follow.

Conference Chairs:
Thomas Saba, MD, University of Michigan, C.S Mott Children’s Hospital
Steven Brody, MD, Washington University, St. Louis 

For more information, please contact the PCD Foundation at info@pcdfoundation.org.


Meeting Agenda

Coming soon!
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Call for Abstracts

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