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November 20-21, 2017 - Madrid, Sapin
International symposium on amino acid transport defects

The symposium will be conducted with simultaneous interpretation. Free attendance, with limited seating.

The symposium on amino acid transport defects organised by the Ramón Areces Foundation is focused in rare diseases with behavioral, sensitive, immunological and metabolic manifestations. Symposium sessions will be devoted to glutamate and glycine transporters, heteromeric amino acid transporters and mitochondrial transporters of amino acids. Selected talks will present state of the art knowledge on the structure of these transporters and animal models instrumental to reveal the pathogenic mechanisms of the related diseases. Finally, new potential therapies based on etiology studies will be also presented.

Date and venue: On November 20 – 21 , 2017 at 9.30 h in the “Salón de Actos ” of the Ramón Areces Foundation ( Vitruvio, 5 – 28006 Madrid )



Manuel Palacín
IRB Barcelona

Jorgina Satrústegui
Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa CSIC-UAM

Virginia Nunes
IDIBELL Barcelona




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