Days To Go




Prince Conference Center

Loading Map....

1800 E Beltline Ave SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

Upcoming Events

Rare Disease Day Symposiu

March 03, 2018 8:30 am - 11:30 am

The goal of the Rare Disease Day symposium at Calvin College is to raise awareness about rare diseases and provide further education and resources for those affected by rare diseases and those interested in advocating for members of the rare disease community. It is our goal to connect members of the West Michigan rare disease community, including families, scientists, medical professionals, and students. The event is free and all are welcome to attend. Please register at:

The schedule for the symposium will be as follows:

8:15        View Posters, Visit Resource Tables, Meet Attendees, Light Breakfast

8:45        Welcome – Dr. Baker and Dr. Wilstermann

8:50        Family Story: Usher Syndrome

9:15        Speaker: Dr. Paul Mark (Spectrum Medical Genetics, Bcs1-related Mitopathies)

9:40        Family Story: Complex III Deficiency

10:05     Coffee Break, Visit Posters, Visit Resource Tables

10:25     Speaker: Dr. Jeff MacKeigan (MSU, research)

10:50     Speaker: Dr. Kevin Timpe (Calvin College, advocacy)

11:15     Closing – Dr. Baker and Dr. Wilstermann