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16th Annual WORLDsymposium

February 10, 2020 - February 13, 2020

WORLDSymposium™ is an annual research conference dedicated to lysosomal diseases. WORLD is an acronym that stands for We’re Organizing Research on Lysosomal Diseases. Since its inception as a small group of passionate researchers in 2002, WORLDSymposium has grown to an international research conference that attracts over 1900 participants from more than 50 countries around the globe

“WORLDSymposium 2020” 16th annual research meeting

February 10, 2020: Council of Patient Advocates (COPA) and Emerging Trends: State-of-the-Art for Experts
February 11-13: Research Meeting
February 13: Council of Research Experts (CORE)
Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, Florida, USA, 32819, USA

WORLDSymposium™ is a licensed annual scientific research meeting, directed by Chester B. Whitley, PhD, MD, Course Director, and organized by an independent planning and organizing committee.

WORLD is the acronym for We’re Organizing Research on Lysosomal Diseases


The goal of WORLDSymposia is to provide an interdisciplinary forum to explore and discuss specific areas of interest, research and clinical applicability related to lysosomal diseases. Each year, WORLDSymposia hosts a scientific meeting (WORLDSymposium) presenting the latest information from basic science, translational research, and clinical trials for lysosomal diseases. WORLDSymposium is designed to help researchers and clinicians to better manage and understand diagnostic options for patients with lysosomal diseases, identify areas requiring additional basic and clinical research, public policy and regulatory attention, and identify the latest findings in the natural history of lysosomal diseases.

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February 10, 2020
February 13, 2020


Lysosomal Disease Network
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Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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