International Pompe Association

October 7-9, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas, USA, at the Holiday Inn Riverwalk

The following topics were addressed at the Conference:
  • Presentations on Enzyme Replacement Therapy by Drs. Ans van der Ploeg and Priya Kishnani
  • Gene Therapy Presentations by Drs. Andrea Amalfitano, Gerard Wagemaker, Dwight Koeberl, and Barry Byrne
  • Muscle Regeneration by Dr. Ans van der Ploeg
  • Approaches to Managing Antibodies by Dr. Priya Kishnani
  • Swallowing, Dysphagia, and Lingual Weakness in Pompe Disease by Dr. Harrison Jones
  • Autophagy and Pompe Disease by Dr. Nina Raben
  • Respiratory Support for Pompe Patients by Dr. John Bach
  • Report on Erasmus Exercise Trial by Dr. Linda van der Berg
  • Patient Perspective on Erasmus Exercise Trial by Wilma Treur
  • Report from a Newborn Screening Survey by Ria Broekgaarden
  • Report from the IPA/Erasmus Pompe Patient Survey by Dr. Deniz Gungor
  • Psycho-social and Emotional Aspects of Pompe Disease by Maryze Schoneveld van der Linde
  • Industry Updates from BioMarin, Genzyme, and Amicus

Download the Conference Agenda (PDF file).