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EXHIBITORS
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AGRE-Autism Genetic Resource
Exchange...................................................... 319
Tel: 323-297-4716
Email:
URL:
The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) is
a program of Autism Speaks to advance genetic
research in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs).
Genetic biomaterials and clinical data are obtained
from families that have more than one family member
diagnosed with an ASD. The biological samples,
along with the accompanying clinical data, are made
available to AGRE-approved researchers.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals ....................... 1410
Tel: 203-272-2596
Email:
URL:
Alexion Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical
company focused on serving patients with severe
and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation,
development and commercialization of life-
transforming products. Alexion developed and
markets Soliris
®
(
eculizumab) as a treatment for
patients with PNH and aHUS. Alexion is evaluating
other potential indications for Soliris and is
developing four other innovative product candidates
Ambry Genetics......................................... 311
Tel: 949-900-5560/866-262-7943
Email:
URL:
Ambry Genetics redefines diagnostic and genomic
services through innovation and ingenuity. Extensive
testing menus include: Diagnostic Exome, Oncology,
Cardiology, Neurology and Pulmonology panels.
Our genomic services focus on next-generation
sequencing, exome sequencing, microarrays, targeted
enrichment, genotyping and bioinformatics to offer
cost effective and research specific solutions. For
more information please visit:
American Board of Medical Genetics ..... 225
Tel: 301-634-7315
Email:
URL:
The American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG)
,
member board of the ABMS, serves the public and
the medical profession by promoting and assuring
standards of excellence in medical genetics. ABMG
accredits training programs, credentials and certifies
practitioners of medical genetics, and fosters life-long
learning through maintenance of certification.
American College of Medical Genetics
and Genomics (ACMG)................................ 318
Tel: 301-718-9603
Email:
URL:
To improve health through medical genetics, the
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
will define and promote excellence in medical genetics
practice and the integration of translational research
into practice; promote and provide medical genetics
education; and increase access to medical genetics
services and integrate genetics into patient care.
American Journal of Human Genetics
.... 913
Tel: 866-314-2355
Email:
URL:
The
American Journal of Human Genetics
(
AJHG)
provides a record of research and review relating to
heredity in humans, and the application of genetic
principles in medicine and public policy, and related
areas of molecular and cell biology, behavioral,
molecular, biochemical, population and clinical
genetics.
American Society of Human Genetics .... 913
Tel: 301-634-7300/(866) HUMGENE
Email:
URL:
ASHG Central is located in booth #913, the very
center of the Exhibit Hall! It is open during exhibit
hours and will have comfortable seating, charging
stations, Wi-Fi access, and much more! We hope
you stop by to see us while visiting the exhibits
and posters. You can also meet ASHG 2012 Board
and Program Committee members during poster
session hours. Make ASHG Central your destination
for networking, plugging in, and for all the ASHG
information you need!
Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. ....................... 511
Tel: 609-662-2000
Email:
URL:
Amicus Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company
at the forefront of developing therapies for rare
and orphan diseases. The company is developing
orally administered, small molecule drugs called
pharmacological chaperones, a novel, first-in-class
approach to treating a broad range of diseases
including lysosomal storage disorders and diseases of
neurodegeneration.