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Community Seminar on Gaucher Disease
Sponsor Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston
Type of Event Education
Lecture
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Description Learn about Adult Type 1 Gaucher Disease, an inherited disease that occurs more frequently in people of Ashkenazi (Eastern and Central European) Jewish descent than in those with other backgrounds. In the Ashkenazi Jewish population, it is seen in approximately 1 in 400 to 1 in 600 people. A free seminar sponsored by Pfizer will be held at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Thursday, April 25 from 6:30-7:30pm. Leading the seminar will be genetics expert Dr. Gregory Pastores, Associate Professor at New York University Langone Medical Center. Dinner provided. Open to all. Interfaith families/Individuals welcome. No cost. RSVP to wellness@jccgb.org.
Date/Dates April 25 2013
Times 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cost free
Street Address 333 Nahanton Street Google Map
Location Newton, MA 02459 United States
Contact Information
Contact Name JCCs of Greater Boston
Email(s) wellness@jccgb.org
Phone Number (617) 558-6522
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Audience Women, Men
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