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January 22, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Latest Advancements in Achondroplasia:
A Panel Discussion on Pediatric Endocrinology’s Evolving Role in Patient Care

Sponsored by:



      Lynda Polgreen, MD, MS
Investigator, The Lundquist Institute
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

      Bradley Miller, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division Director, Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

      Philippe Backeljauw, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Cincinnati Center for Growth Disorder
Center for Pediatric and Adult Turner Syndrome Care
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH


Session Description:

This virtual symposium, sponsored by BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., will address the latest advancements in achondroplasia, the most common form of disproportionate short stature, or dwarfism. In a panel discussion, experts will review the underlying cause of achondroplasia, share key information and news that you and your practice should know, and discuss pediatric endocrinology’s evolving role in the care of children with this condition.