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Mitochondrial Disease Clinical Conference Atlanta

Mar
21
Date:Mar. 21, 2015
Time:8:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Ritz-Carlton Buckhead
3434 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta GA 30326
More Info:

Mitochondrial disease is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by impaired energy production that affects physical, cognitive, and behavioral functioning. Clinical recognition is critical to timely diagnosis and treatment of both acute illness and chronic conditions in these patients.

Managing Mitochondrial Disease: Current Trends & Perspectives will offer physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers an opportunity to learn more about practical approaches to care of patients with mitochondrial disorders. 

Highlights include: 

  • Clinical features and “red flags” for diagnosis of mitochondrial disorders
  • Diagnostic assessment tools
  • Genomic and metabolic testing
  • Therapeutic use of dietary supplements
  • Best practices in symptom management
  • Distinctive needs of autism/mito co-diagnoses

Registration fees:

$150 - Physicians

$120 - Nurses and other healthcare professionals  

$50 - Patients and family members

Location and Accommodations:

Rooms have been reserved at the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead, 3434 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis and the reservation cutoff date is February 18, 2015. Reserve your room today by calling: 404-237-2700 or 1-800-542-8680. Use the group name “UVA-MitoAction.”  

For more information: please visit www.mitoaction.org/clinicalconference, email conference@mitoaction.org, or call 888-648-6228.

 

 

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