May 2021 – Rhythm Pharmaceuticals – DAPA – Rare Genetic Diseases of Obesity:   Challenges and Patient Cases

May 2021 – Rhythm Pharmaceuticals – DAPA – Rare Genetic Diseases of Obesity: Challenges and Patient Cases

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  • May 6, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Rare Genetic Diseases of Obesity:   Challenges and Patient Cases – Virtual Meeting

Thursday, May 6, 2021

6:30 PM

The disease education event will explain the role of the hypothalamic signaling pathway in appetite, energy and weight regulation.  The presentation will include how impairments in the melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) pathway may lead to insatiable hunger and early life onset severe obesity.  Clinical patient characteristics, published patient cases, challenges in genetic diseases of obesity and role of genetic screening will be explored.

Event Speaker:  Pam Sardo, Pharm.D., BS, Associate Director, Rhythm Pharmaceuticals

An invite to the virtual event will be emailed to you near the date.


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