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    2017 Kawasaki Disease Parent Symposium

Date:     Saturday, Sept.  9, 2017
Time:     9am - 12pm
Place:    Telemedicine Bldg Auditorium, UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA  92093

The KD Research Center at UCSD/Rady Children's Hospital San Diego will be hosting the 2017 Kawasaki Disease Parent Symposium.  We invite you to join us to hear about the latest research advances in Kawasaki Disease, to meet our Adult KD Team, and learn the results of the clinical trial in which many of your children participated.

Free babysitting and activities will be provided for the children so that parents can focus on the presentations.

The event and parking are free but we need you to register in advance:

www.kdparentsymposium.eventbrite.com

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Scientists identify gene variants that predispose children to developing Kawasaki disease

Link: (Article published 2/9/17)

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UC San Diego Researcher to Study Most Effective Treatment for Kawasaki Disease

$2 million grant examines two therapies for treatment-resistant children

Link: (Article published 2/2/17)

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The Kawasaki Disease Research Center is a joint collaboration between the Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Family and Preventive Medicine and Sociology at UCSD, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, and Rady Children's Hospital San Diego. The Program was created to help foster excellence in care for patients with Kawasaki Disease (KD) and to support clinical, laboratory, and epidemiologic investigation into the etiology, pathophysiology, and natural history of the disease.

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