The 2021 International Usher info symposium is organized as a free digital event. This event is dedicated to Usher syndrome, a rare genetic disease associating sensorineural deafness, visual impairment due to retinitis pigmentosa and sometimes vestibular impairment. It is open to scientists, patients, and their family. It is scheduled as follows (registration free but mandatory):
- International Usher info scientific symposium (official language: English) from Oct. 6 to 8, 2021 – 3 to 6:30 pm Paris time each day
The symposium is co-chaired by Prof. José-Alain Sahel and Prof. Christine Petit. This event will gather outstanding experts and actors (ENTs, ophthalmologists, residents, young scientists, students, patient associations) in the field of sensory disorders.
- International Usher info patient symposium (official language: French) on Oct. 9, 2021 – 2 to 6 pm Paris time
The goal of this afternoon is to inform patient with Usher syndrome as well as their family, about recent breakthrough in the scientific field of the Usher syndrome.
Due to exceptional circumstances, we will not be able to provide full accessibility for the scientific symposium.
French simultaneous transcription & French sign language will be offered for the patient symposium.
International Usher info scientific symposium
from October 6 to 8, 2021 from 3 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
International Usher info patient symposium
October 9, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Doctors, paramedics, scientists, students, patients, families of patients.