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"Rare Disease Day" at the Augsburg Center for Rare Diseases on September 24, 2022.

The Augsburg Center for Rare Diseases (AZeSE) cordially invites to the 'Augsburg Rare Disease Day' on Saturday, September 24, 2022.

The event will take place from 09:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. at Westhouse Augsburg (Alfred-Nobel-Straße 5-7, 86156 Augsburg). Due to the pandemic, pre-registration is requested by September 10, 2022.

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9.30 a.m.

A rare opportunity: Behind the scenes at AZeSE
Who we are - What we do - How we work.

  • Dr. med. Désirée Dunstheimer, Head of AZeSE
  • Dr. med. Andreas Weins, Deputy Head of AZeSE

9.50 a.m.

A word with...

  • Bernd Kränzle
  • PD Dr. med. Markus Wehler
  • Prof. Dr. med. Martina Kadmon
  • Dr. med. Tobias Hermann

10.10 a.m.

Providing impulses: Rare diseases, millions affected

  • Eva Luise Köhler

10.30 a.m.

Rare diseases and their relevance for common diseases

  • Prof. Dr. med. Annette Grüters-Kieslich

11.30 a.m.

Coffee break

12.00 noon

From gene to diagnosis and therapy: Various facets of genetic diseases

  • Dr. med. Dagmar Wahl
  • PD Dr. med. Moneef Shoukier
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Monika Golas

12.30 p.m.

A Question of Perspective: Rare Diseases from the Perspective of the Patient, the Physician and the Media

  • Prof. Dr. med. Naumann
  • Presentation: Michael Brandner

1:30 p.m.

Farewell with culinary conclusion

Scientific Management:

Dr. med. Désirée Dunstheimer, Head of Augsburger Centre for Rare Diseases

Information and registration:

Augsburger Zentrum für Seltene Erkrankungen (AZeSE)
Frau Elisabeth Arik
Frau Tanja Selimaj

Tel.: 0821 400-9390
Fax: 0821 400-179390
E-Mail: azese@uk-augsburg.de

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