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PSC Partners Seeking a Cure Foundation

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education, and support for people
affected by Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

PSC Partners Seeking a Cure Foundation: 2007 Conference Agenda

All conference events were held at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center, Denver, CO

Photographs courtesy of Joanne Hatchett, Lee Bria and David Rhodes

Friday, April 13, 2007

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Registration and Hors d’oeuvre Welcome Reception

Saturday, April, 14, 2007

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7:00 am to 8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 am to 9:35 am

9:35 am to 10:15 am

10:15 am to 10:35 am Break/snacks

10:35 am to 12:15 pm

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm to 1:35 pm

1:35 pm to 2:35 pm

  • Question and Answer Panel on Social and Financial Issues Related to PSC; Moderator: Dr. Doug LaBrecque; Panelists: Cathy Ray - Clinical Nurse Specialist in Hepatology (UCHSC); Michael Talamantes - Social Worker - Liver Transplantation (UCHSC); Traci Steinberg - Transplant Coordinator (UCHSC); Fabi Imo - Financial Coordinator (UCHSC); Ike Kim - Pharmacy Coordinator (UCHSC)

2:40 pm to 3:40 pm Breakout Sessions - Choose ONE of the following sessions:

3:40 pm to 4:00 pm Break/snacks

4:00 pm to 4:15 pm 

4:15 pm to 4:30 pm

  • Wrap-up - Dr. Gregory Everson, Don and Ricky Safer

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

  • Evening Banquet; Chris Klug, PSC Patient, Transplant Recipient, Olympic Medalist - To the Edge and Back

Sunday, April 15, 2007

7:00 am to 8:00 am

  • Continental Breakfast

8:00 am to 8:15 am

  • Presentation: Update on Dr. Chapman’s Research, Ivor Sweigler, PSC UK Support Group

8:15 am to 8:45 am

  • PSC Partners - Foundation Progress Report (David Rhodes - update on PSC Partners’ supported research and Deborah Wente - foundation financial report)

8:45 am to 10:15 am

  • Open Forum/Support Group - (Male PSCers/Female PSCers/ Parents of PSCers/ Spouses and other caregivers of PSCers)

10:15 am to 10:30 am Break

10:30 am to 11:45 am

  • Open Forum/Support Group - (Male PSCers/Female PSCers/ Parents of PSCers/ Spouses and other caregivers of PSCers)

11:45 am to 12:00 pm

  • Closing Remarks - Don & Ricky Safer, PSC Partners Seeking a Cure Foundation

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