September 2003 AAOS Report

Society for Mucopolysaccharide Diseases schedules conference

The Society for Mucopolysaccharide Diseases (MPS) will sponsor the conference "Management of Mucopolysaccharide Diseases" on Oct. 2-4, 2003 at the Hilton Hotel of the Manchester, England airport. The conference will address MPS Type I and MPS Type IV. It will bring together experts from the United States and the United Kingdom to share their experiences. Agenda topics include skeletal abnormalities, stem cell transplantation and alternatives, the management of genus valgum and acetabular hip dysplasia; outcomes of bone marrow transplant and perspectives on enzyme replacement therapy.

Interested orthopaedic surgeons should contact Cheryl Pitt at the MPS Society: by e-mail,, or by phone, 011-44-1494-434156. Registration information also can be found on the MPS Society Web site at

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