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CME : 19.75
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Mitochondrial Medicine 2018 conference is organized by United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) and will be held during Jun 27 - 30, 2018 at Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Neurologists, Geneticists, Researchers/Scientists, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Nephrologists, Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Genetic Counselors, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physicians Assistants, RNs, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology, Nutritional Therapy, and Residents/Fellows/Students. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category I Credits.

Course Description:
The UMDF mission is to promote research and education for the diagnosis, treatment and cure of mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected individuals and families.

Course Objectives:
• Learn about newly characterized mitochondrial enzymes.
• Become familiar with new insights into mitochondrial redox biochemistry and how this may be applied to developing new therapies for mitochondrial diseases.
• Learn how mitochondrial dysfunction affects the metabolic profile.
• Discover how imagining mass spectrometry can be used to understand mitochondrial function.
• Summarize how drugs can be developed that target them to the mitochondria.
• Describe the efforts of drug repurposing and how old medications may result in mitochondrial therapeutics.
• List the new developments in clinical trials in mitochondrial disease and distinguish the differences in their mechanisms of action.
• Demonstrate how the mitochondria can serve as an undesired target of pharmaceuticals and environmental exposures.

Scientific/Clinical Program: June 27-30, 2018
Patient/Family and LHON Program: June 28-30, 2018

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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David J. Pagliarini
David J. Pagliarini

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Christopher J. Chang
Christopher J. Chang

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma



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Registration Desk

Contact No. : 412-793-8077
Abstraction date:
November 01, 2017

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Venue Address

Sheraton Music City Hotel
777 McGavock Pike
Nashville, Tennessee, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Sheraton Music City Hotel,

777 McGavock Pike,

Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America 37214,

(615) 885-2200

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Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown
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