ARC TALKS WEBINAR: Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis: The Role of Genetic Testing and Recommendations for Genetic Carriers.
On the agenda in this round of ARC TALKS, cardiologist Dr. Ahmad Masri MD, MS and genetic counselor Emily Brown, MGC, CGC will outline the role of genetic testing in hereditary ATTR amyloidosis care.
In addition, disease management recommendations for genetic carriers will provide a point of discussion as will genetic counseling and the connection between hereditary ATTR amyloidosis and its genetic predisposition.
There will be a Q and A session following the presentation. The discussion will be held in English and if you are interested please register using the button below.
ARC TALKS WEBINAR: THE ROLE OF STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS IN AL AMYLOIDOSIS TREATMENT
In this ARC Talks webinar Sandy Wong, MD, and Nancy Wong, NP, will discuss autologous stem cell transplantation as a therapy choice for AL amyloidosis patients. Dr. Wong will outline each phase of the process and go over the function of stem cell transplants in the context of medical care. Nancy Wong will discuss how to prepare for a stem cell transplant while highlighting key care considerations for each phase of therapy. Her concluding remarks will focus on important considerations during the recovery period. There will be a Q and A section following the presentation.
ARC TALKS WEBINAR: OVERVIEW OF ARC RESEARCH PROGRAMS AND RESULTS OF THE PATIENT COMMUNITY SURVEY
In this month’s ARC Talks webinar, you are invited to hear from ARC’s research team. Kristen Hsu, Executive Director of Research, and Sabrina Rebello, Research Manager, will provide an overview of ARC's research programs, share findings from their 2022 community survey results, and highlight the future direction of ARC's research. If you would like to learn more about ARC’s research focuses, be sure to join! There will be a Q and A section following the presentation.
Rare Disease Day
300 million children and adults worldwide live with rare, mostly chronic diseases. Not only are they hoping for a cure for their often serious conditions but they are also fighting for more research and adequate care.Every year on Rare Disease Day, those affected, their families and supporters around the world join together to raise awareness for rare diseases.