The inaugural Achondroplasia Research Conference will take place May 24-26 at the Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel in Towson, Maryland. Conference hotel rate is $129/night for Friday and Saturday night with free parking. After registering for the event you will receive an email with a link for hotel registration.
$75 per family.
Families will be able to meet pharmaceutical researchers from BioMarin and Therachon in person and get a complete understanding of the different treatments and how each one works.
Orthopedic correction for achondroplasia, such as limb alignment and limb lengthening will also be discussed. Free orthopedic clinics will also be available.
This event will provide a safe environment for parents and families of children with achondroplasia a chance to network and learn about the latest research and development, as well as the latest advances in surgical options.