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CRC Seminar - Dr. David Weinstein

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

The Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. Clinical Research Center (CRC) Seminar Series On Methods in Clinical Research

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Clinical Research Center

“Gene Therapy for Glycogen Storage Disease: A Model for Future Clinical Trials”

David A. Weinstein, M.D., http://M.M.Sc. Professor, Department of Pediatrics Director, Glycogen Storage Disease Program and Staff Physician, John Dempsey Hospital (UConn Health) and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center UConn Health Farmington, CT

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Time: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 P.M. Location: Low Learning Center– UConn Health, Farmington, CT

WEB CAST: Note: No CME’s given for Web Cast viewing)

Light lunch and beverage provided from 11:30 AM-12:00 noon

Target Audience: Faculty, staff, residents, and students interested in clinical research

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: a) Explain how the natural history of GSD has changed over the past 25 years; b) Explain why AAV-8 is a safer vector compared with prior viruses used for gene therapy; c) Describe limitations of gene therapy.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. David Weinstein, have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. Dr. Weinstein will be discussing the Phase I/II trial of gene therapy using AAV-8, which is investigational.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it. Food and refreshments provided by the CRC.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

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