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MDF DM Day: Houston Methodist Hospital

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Houston Methodist Hospital

Dunn Tower, Rio Grande Conference Room

6565 Fannin Street

Houston, TX 77030

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The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation is pleased to announce a MDF DM Day at the Houston Methodist Hospital. This one-day conference, located at the Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX will feature patient-centered programming, interactive sessions with experts in myotonic dystrophy, breakout sessions, and more. Clinicians and researchers from Houston Methodist have joined MDF to support our patient and family community, share information and resources, and provide close-to-home access to educational sessions.


REGISTRATION FEE & TICKETS

Registration is free and provides entrance to general and breakout sessions at the MDF DM Day, as well as access to resources, light breakfast and lunch. Parking will be validated. Registering for the MDF DM Day does not reserve your hotel room. You need to contact a hotel directly to book your room. See below for more information on accommodations.


SESSIONS

The day’s agenda includes:

  • Sessions exploring DM and cardiology, pulmonology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, nutrition, genetics, and navigating your care

  • A research update on current drug development efforts

  • An Ask the Experts panel

  • Updates from MDF: Consensus-based Care Recommendations, 2019 MDF Annual Conference and more

  • Interactive group sessions with other attendees

A light breakfast and full lunch will be served.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations near Houston Methodist University include:

Marriott Hotel Medical Center, 6580 Fannin Street, Houston, 713-796-0080

Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center, 6633 Travis Street, Houston, 713-313-4000

Extended Stay America, 1301 Braeswood Blvd, Houston, 713-794-0800

Wyndham Houston, Medical Center Hotel & Suites, 6800 Main Street, Houston, 713-528-7744

Sure Stay Plus Hotel by Best Western, 6700 Main Street, Houston, 713-522-2811

Hotel ZaZa, 5701 Main St, Houston 888-880-3244


CHILDCARE SERVICES

Childcare services are not provided at the MDF DM Day. Please make all necessary arrangements prior to arrival so that you are able to take advantage of all that the event has to offer. We recommend www.care.com to find experienced caretakers that will fit your personal budget and specific needs. MDF members traveling with young children are also encouraged to connect with other MDF community members via the MDF Facebook page to solicit interest in shared childcare opportunities with other DM Day attendees.


REGISTRATION CANCELLATION

We understand that circumstances can change. So that we can effectively plan meeting space and meals, if you are unable to attend, please let us know by May 13th by emailing Leah.Hellerstein@myotonic.org or calling 415-872-7924.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Get more information on MDF DM Days. For registration questions or for assistance, please email Leah.Hellerstein@myotonic.org or call 415-872-7924.

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Houston, TX 77030

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