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Patient & Expert Meet, Prague 2016

Screen Shot 2015-11-16 at 9.27.14 PMIt is our pleasure to share with you details of the HCU and Methylation Defects Patient & Expert Meet planned for World Rare Disease Day, 2016.

The Meet is being convened by HCU Network Australia and the European Network and Registry for Homocystinurias and Methylation Defects (E-HOD).  The Recordati Rare Disease Foundation are generous supporters of the event.

The aim of the meet is to strengthen the interaction between key stakeholders, namely the patients, clinicians and researchers and to promote optimal health for patients with these disorders.  Our hope is that the process of interaction will lead to improved dissemination of patient information and the establishment of novel disease specific patient groups in countries where none exist.  Patients will benefit from hearing up to date information on HCU, (re)methylation and folate defects and how research can offer hope for progress in the future.

The Meet is a full day event being held on 29 February, 2016 at the Novotel Hotel Wenceslas Square, Prague.  Attendance is free of charge and the organiser’s will provide refreshments (tea, coffee and snacks) and lunch.  Patient and/or patient representatives will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation expense for attendance.

Attendance is by invitation only and spaces are strictly limited.  Expressions of interest for attendance are to be forwarded to or by no later than 31 December 2015.

For full details see the Program Overview

Portuguese version see Program



29th February 2016


HCU Network Australia and eHOD


Novotel Praha Wenceslas Square
Kateřinská 38, 120 00
Prague, Czech Republic
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