This year the INFORM 2018 Symposium will be held in Athens, Greece preceding the SSIEM. The venue for this two day event will be the Divani Caravel Hotel, Leof. Vasileos Alexandrou 2, Athens 161 21, Greece. 

INFORM is held annually to provide a collaborative framework for ongoing communication and research in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of fatty acid oxidation and the carnitine cycle.  Please view our agenda which you will see is packed with information on recent advances to be shared among this international group of FAOD experts and clinicians. In May Seven Travel Grant recipient will be awarded to round out the schedule. 

All Abstracts selected for INFORM 2018 will be able to post them during the Poster Presentation on Monday September 3rd.  Seven investigators will be selected to present during the symposium.  All others not receiving a grant will have the opportunity ​to present during a scheduled 10 min time frame at their poster Monday afternoon. We look forward to a positive response.

On behalf of the symposium planning committee I want to thank you for your past participation at INFORM and look forward to seeing you in Athens.
Best regards,

INFORM Co-Chair and Scientific Organizer

    2018 INFORM Sponsors 

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International Network for Fatty Acid Oxidation Research and Management 

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh/UPMC - Medical Genetics - One Children's Hospital Drive
Faculty Pavilion 1st Floor - 4401 Penn Avenue - Pittsburgh, PA 15224
​Office:  412.692.5099  
 Keith McIntire -  Coordinator, INFORM -

Jerry Vockley, MD, PhD

​​​​​​​INFORM 2018
​September 2nd & 3rd in Athens Greece preceding the SSIEM

                          ​Please join us on Monday May 21, 2018 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 
                            Enhancing Expression and Chaperoning Unstable Proteins:
                  Getting closer to effective therapy for fatty acid b-oxidation disorders

                Register in advance for this meeting:
                          After registering, you will receive a confirmation email
                          containing information about joining the meeting.

 Al-Walid Mohsen, PhD

  Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics

  Medical Genetics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

  University of Pittsburgh