GAND Online Conference
Helping Hands for GAND hosted an online conference on July 17, 2021. Over 100 participants heard from several speakers, including leading GAND researchers discussing the latest in GAND research, and there were several social opportunities for participants to discuss various topics "face-to-face" in our virtual breakout rooms.
GAND Research Mini-Conference
Helping Hands for GAND hosted a mini-conference on July 6, 2019, to hear updates on current research efforts to study GAND in human cellular and mouse models. Conference participants were the first to hear the big news that HHFG has awarded a total of $60,000 in our first research grants to support these studies! This collaborative project between Dr. Tyler Pierson of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Dr. Juan Young of the University of Miami seeks to further characterize and understand this rare disorder. They also aim to eventually develop methods of screening potential therapeutic compounds that may ameliorate symptoms of GAND. If you'd like to help us continue to support this important work, please donate!