Center for Rare Disease Therapy Webinar Series

We are here for you! Join our experts from the Center for Rare Disease Therapy at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh for free webinars designed for parents and caregivers who are caring for a child with a rare inherited disorder. Ask questions and get answers in a live video format. Register today at the links provided below.

Upcoming Webinars

Treatment Options for Congenital Corneal Opacities: Peters Anomaly/Sclerocornea
Ken Nischal, MD, FRCOphth
Friday, June 21, 2019
2 to 3 p.m. EDT

Join Ken Nischal, MD, FRCOphth, chief of the Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus, and Adult Motility at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for a free webinar about treatment options for congenital corneal opacities focusing on Peters Anomaly and Sclerocornea.

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Ken Nischal, MD, FRCOphth

Chief, Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus, and Adult Motility
Director, Pediatric Program Development, UPMC Eye Center
Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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The Pittsburgh Protocol: Use of a Reduced Intensity Transplant Strategy for Inborn Errors
Paul Szabolcs, MD
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
2 to 3 p.m. EDT

Join Paul Szabolcs, MD, chief of the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapies at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for a free webinar about the Pittsburgh Protocol: Use of a reduced intensity transplant strategy for inborn errors.

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Paul Szabolcs, MD

Chief, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapies, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Professor, Pediatrics and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Combined Variable Immunodeficiency and Related Disorders
Hey Chong, MD, PhD
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
2 to 3 p.m. EDT

Join Hey Chong, MD, PhD, chief of the Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for a free webinar about Combined Variable Immunodeficiency and Related Disorders.

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Hey Jin Chong, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Advances in Pediatric Cardiomyopathies
Mousumi Moulik, MBBS
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019
2 to 3 p.m. EST

Join Mousumi Moulik, MBBS, director of the Pediatric Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for a free webinar about pediatric cardiomyopathies.

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Mousumi Moulik, MBBS

Director, Pediatric Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Past Webinars

Liver Transplant for Pediatric Metabolic Disorders: A Clinician's Perspective
James Squires, MD, MS
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
2 to 3 p.m. EDT

Join James Squires, MD, MS, of the Hepatology Program at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for a free webinar about liver transplantation as a treatment option for various metabolic diseases including glycogen storage disease (GSD), maple syrup urine disease (MSUD), propionic acidemia (PA), methylmalonic acidemia (MMA), urea cycle disorders (UCD), and phenylketonuria (PKU).

James Squires, MD, MS

Program Director, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Novel Therapies for Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders
Jerry Vockley, MD, PhD
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
2 to 3 p.m. EDT

Join Jerry Vockley, MD, PhD, director of the Center for Rare Disease Therapy at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, for a free webinar about novel therapies for fatty acid oxidation disorders.

Gerard Vockley, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Medical Genetics
Director, Center for Rare Disease Therapy
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Professor of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Cleveland Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research, University of Pittsburgh
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