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International Network for Fatty Acid Oxidation Research and Management 

Jerry Vockley, MD, PhD

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


04/23/2018 
INFORM Zoom Presentation
The Link to the video will be posted here soon, please check back


Loss of retinal pigment epithelium: the initial event in LCHAD retinopathy progression?

Melanie Gillingham, PhD, RD Associate Professor /Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics
Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition / Oregon Health & Science University


Modeling LCHAD retinopathy in a patient derived retinal pigment epithelium
Tiffany DeVine, PhD / Postdoctoral researcher /Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics
Oregon Health & Science University 


    2018 INFORM Sponsors 

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 - keith.mcintire@chp.edu

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,

Jerry 
INFORM Co-Chair and Scientific Organizer