World Congress on Huntington's Disease


September 12 – 15, 2009
The Westin Bayshore, VANCOUVER, BC

Huntington’s disease (HD) researchers, clinicians, and members of the HD community from around the world are invited to participate in this unique meeting. The scientific program features presentations on recent advances in genetics and disease mechanisms of HD, recent approaches to developing experimental treatments, and the latest findings from clinical trials. The Congress also includes sessions on social, historical and ethical perspectives of HD by caregivers and international HD organizations.

The conference is accepting abstracts – the deadline is June 1 for abstracts to be included in Clinical Genetics; late-breaking abstracts not appearing in Clinical Genetics will be accepted until July 15.

Target Audience
• General Practitioners
• Scientists
• Genetic researchers
• Families living with Huntington’s Disease

Conference Registration and Information Program details and online registration:

Phone : 604-875-5101
Fax : 604-875-5078

The Division of Continuing Professional Development at the University of British Columbia