We are pleased to invite you to the International Usher Info Symposium that will take place in Paris, co-chaired by Prof. José-Alain Sahel and Prof. Christine Petit. Due to COVID-19 situation the Symposium is postponed.
This free event is entirely dedicated to Usher syndrome, a rare genetic disease associating sensorineural deafness, visual impairment due to retinitis pigmentosa and sometimes vestibular impairment. It will gather outstanding experts and actors (ENTs, ophthalmologists, residents, young scientists, students, patient associations) in the field of sensory disorders.
Our conference is open to patients and their families with a half day specially dedicated to informing patients and patient advocacy groups and will consist off :
- International Usher info Scientific Symposium (Official language: English)
- International Usher info Patient Symposium (Official language: French; Program coming soon)
Our event is totally dedicated to Usher syndrome and organized in the framework of the research project LIGHT4DEAF funded by Investir l’Avenir and the French National research Agency aiming to implement a major, concerted and interdisciplinary effort from scientists, ophthalmologists, ENT specialists, vestibular, neuro‐cognitive and human sciences expert in order to address unmet USH patient clinical needs.
Due to exceptional circumstances we will not be able to provide full accessibility for the Scientific Symposium at this time. If you would like to sponsor the event or its accessibility, please visit the sponsor page.