The 2016 FOD/OAA International Metabolic Conference will be held in Colorado next week with an impressive slate of speakers. It has attracted the largest number of attendees ever for this annual conference with more than 300 people expected. Registration for the event is now closed.
Some affected families will come with their children while others will attend alone in hopes of hearing news that will assist them in raising their affected children with the least impact from these genetic disorders. Twenty states will be represented as well as Canada and Australia.
Speakers will include doctors and researchers from aorund the country including experts in cardiology, nutrition, genetics, autism, liver transplantation, organic acidemias, as well as those with expertise in specific disorders. The conference is hosted by the FOD Support Group.