AGSD-UK Annual Conference 2014

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October 18, 2014

gbOctober 18-19, 2014 in Wychwood Park, Weston, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 5GP, United Kingdom

The AGSD-UK offers several workshops. Two of them concern Pompe disease.

On Saturday a 3 hrs workshop will host a Pompe Infants Workshop led by Joan Fletcher CNS for families caring for Pompe infants.

Topics will include:

  • ERT Outcomes – Dr. Alex Broomfield (Manchester Children’s Hospital)
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Physiotherapy – Michelle Wood (GOSH)
  • Speech and Language – Sonia Lozano (GOSH)
  • Newborn Screening – Prof. Simon Heales (GOSH)
  • Treatment Guidelines – Dr. Simon Jones (Manchester Children’s Hospital)

On Saturday and Sunday a varied program will be available in the Pompe Adult Workshop.


  • Respiratory Issues and Back Pain – Mark Roberts, Royal Salford Hospital
  • Mindfulness – Sam Murduck (PST)
  • Exercise and Diet – Steve Dando (National, London) and Nicola Condon (UHB)
  • Program Update – Amicus Therapeutics


  • Pompe Publications (101 Top Tips) – Angela Biggs (PST)
  • Research Developments – Powell Gene Therapy Centree, University of Florida
  • International Pompe Day – Ben Parker (PST)
  • Fundraising initiatives for Pompe – Allan Muir (AGSD-UK)
  • Pompe Advocacy Requirements – Joan Fletcher and Allan Muir (AGSD-UK)
  • Pathways to Diagnosis – Genzyme UK
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