The second annual guthrie symposium on newborn screening and metabolic disorders

The second Guthrie Symposium on newborn screening and metabolic disorders was held on the 106th birthday of Dr. Robert Guthrie, the “father of newborn screening”. The Guthrie Foundation, University at Buffalo (UB), Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH), and The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation (CHOBF) hosted a full-day hybrid educational symposium to honour the life and legacy of Dr. Guthrie, whose ground-breaking work at UB and OCH has saved thousands of lives worldwide. The event included several keynote speakers, world-renowned researchers, and clinicians in genetic and metabolic disorders. The symposium sought to help revive the clinical and academic atmosphere that helped spark the newborn screening revolution in Buffalo decades ago. The symposium hosted a forum where the top physicians and scientists worldwide were able to share their knowledge with providers, families, and community stakeholders.

Organiser name: The Guthrie Foundation, University at Buffalo (UB), Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH), and The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation (CHOBF)

Your details: Miura (Health Sciences Engagement) miurawil@buffalo.edu

Event day: 28 June 2022, 08:00 – 17:00 (GMT -4)

Event location: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 955 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214. In Person: M&T Lecture Hall – Second Floor Room 2120. (A zoom link will be provided to those unable to attend in person.)

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