Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH was the Keynote Speaker on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 as well as Keynote Speaker Peter Marks, MD, PhD on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Read speaker bios.
WORLDSymposium 2021 Patient Advocate Leader (PAL) Award was received by Terri L. Klein on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. For 14 years, Sue has served as the ETerri Klein, NPGC is the President and CEO at the National MPS Society, USA. More details.
WORLDSymposium was pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Young Investigator Awards on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Click to view award recipients.
WORLDSymposium 2021 Roscoe O. Brady Award was received by Ellen Sidransky, MD for Innovation and Accomplishment on Monday, February 8, 2021. Dr. Ellen Sidransky is the Branch Chief of the Medical Genetics Branch and is a pediatrician and geneticist in the National Human Genome Research Institute at National Institutes of Health (NIH). View details.
18 Satellite symposia were held from Monday, February 08, 2021 to Friday, February 12, 2021. Click here for the full schedule.
WORLDSymposium 2021 attracted over 40 Exhibitors offering a highly interactive forum for discussion of lysosomal diseases with international researchers and health care practitioners around the world. View Exhibitor and Patient Advocate list.
In 2021, over 330 scientific abstracts were presented at five separate poster sessions beginning on Monday, February 8, 2021, and remained open throughout the rest of the conference. View Poster List.
After the presentation of the Innovation Award, the formal scientific sessions of WORLDSymposium 2021 officially got underway with presentations on laboratory research for lysosomal disease. Presentations during the Basic Science sessions were designed to improve our understanding or prediction of the phenomena involved in lysosomal pathology at a molecular, cellular, and animal model level in order to forwardly think about diagnosis and treatment of lysosomal conditions. View full program.
For the ninth consecutive year, WORLDSymposium began with Emerging Trends in Lysosomal Biology & Lysosomal Diseases: State-of-the-art for Experts on Sunday, February 7, 2021. See agenda and faculty.