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Lawrence Hall of Science | Berkeley, CA September 21st & 22nd, 2018
With presentations from the Human Paratuberculosis Foundation and dedicated researchers from around the world
WHEN: Friday, September 21st (open to the general public and health care professionals),
Saturday, September 22nd (limited to doctors, researchers, and healthcare professionals)
WHERE: Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA
To access registration details and further information, please follow this link.
For thousands of years, mycobacterial species have caused some of the most insidious diseases in human history, such as tuberculosis and leprosy.
The Human Paratuberculosis Foundation (HPF) and a group of dedicated researchers will bring their experience and expertise to Berkeley, California for a two-day conference. Featuring presenters and experts from across the globe, this conference has been specifically designed to explore the role that mycobacteria, particularly Mycobacterium avium spp. paratuberculosis (MAP), may play in Crohn’s disease, Type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis and other chronic conditions.
Friday, September 21st will be open to the general public and health care professionals. Presentations from mycobacterial experts around world will discuss the latest developments in the field. Featured presenters include Prof. Thomas Borody (Australia), Dr. William Chamberlin (USA), John Aitken (New Zealand), Qu Biologics (Canada) and the Dr. Jeffrey Cox Lab (Berkeley, CA).
On Saturday, September 22nd, entry will be limited to doctors, researchers and health care professionals. An update on the Joint MAP Testing Study will begin the day, followed by panel discussions, and a think tank style working session.
Lunch will be provided each day at no additional cost. Net proceeds will support high quality, innovative mycobacterial research and education.