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2015 Clinical Conference

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. DAY-OF REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE - PLEASE JOIN US AT 8:00 AM TO REGISTER ON SATURDAY.
QUESTIONS? conference@mitoaction.org or 1-888-648-6228

Mitochondrial disease is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by impaired energy production that affects physical, cognitive, and behavioral functioning. Clinical recognition by primary care clinicians is critical to timely diagnosis and management of patients with mitochondrial disease.

Who should attend:

  • primary care physicians

  • pediatricians

  • nurse practitioners

  • nurses

  • other interested healthcare professionals

Highlights include:

  • Clinical features and “red flags” for diagnosis of mitochondrial disorders

  • Diagnostic assessment tools

  • Genomic and metabolic testing

  • Therapeutic use of dietary supplements

  • Best practices in symptom management

  • Distinctive needs of autism/Mito co-diagnoses

Registration fees:

  • Physician: $150

  • Nurse/Nurse Practitioner/PA: $120

  • Industry/BioTech: $150

  • Student/Resident/Fellow: $120

  • Patient/Parent/Family: $50

For more information: email conference@mitoaction.org, or call 888-648-6228.

   

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LOCATION 
Join us at the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead, 3434 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30326
Hotel Phone: 404-237-2700 or 1-800-542-8680. Use the group name “UVA-MitoAction.”  

Valet parking will be available on site for $16.00; self-park is available for $9.00.

Directions to the hotel are as follows:
From Hartsford-Jackson International Airport:
Take I-85 North. I-75 and I-85 will merge approaching downtown and then split (the HOV lane is shared for both 75 & 85 North). Stay on I-85 North (the three left lanes). Take GA 400 North to Buckhead, Exit #87. Continue to Exit #2, "Lenox-Buckhead". Turn right at the end of the ramp. Follow signs for Peachtree Road (141) South. Continue through first stoplight. Hotel is the first building on the right after the first stoplight; turn right into the entrance before the next stoplight.
From Birmingham, AL:
Take I-20 to Atlanta. Follow the signs to I-85 North through downtown Atlanta. I-75 and I-85 will merge approaching downtown and then split (the HOV lane is shared for both 75 & 85 North). Stay on I-85 North (the three left lanes). Take GA 400 North to Buckhead, Exit #87. Continue to Exit #2, "Lenox-Buckhead". Turn right at the end of the ramp. Follow signs for Peachtree Road (141) South. Continue through first stoplight. Hotel is the first building on the right after the first stoplight; turn right into the entrance before the next stoplight.
From Chattanooga, TN:
Take I-75 South to Atlanta. Take Exit #255 "West Paces Ferry Road" and turn left onto West Paces Ferry Road. Continue three miles and go through the Peachtree Road intersection. Take the first left after Peachtree Road onto Bolling Way, then right onto Peachtree Road. Continue North on Peachtree Road approximately one mile (Lenox Square will be on the right and the Monarch Plaza office building on the left). Turn left at the stoplight, then take a right and follow the drive to the hotel Porte cochere.
From Greeneville, SC:
Take I-85 South to Atlanta. Take Exit #88 "Lenox Road", and turn right onto Lenox Road. Stay on Lenox Road for approximately two miles to Peachtree Road. Turn left on Peachtree Road, then right at the stoplight. Take another right and follow the drive to the hotel Porte cochere.

 

Comments from past attendees ...

“Finally, a conference on treatment of mitochondrial disease; a historic beginning!”

“One of the best conferences – great balance of basic science, practical diagnosis instruction, therapy and future! Thank you!”

"Dynamic and practical content which really changed how I treat these patients. One of the best meetings I have ever attended."