Fibrous Dysplasia/McCune-Albright Syndrome: Celebrating 25 Years of NIDCR Research

Event Details
September 11, 2023
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT
Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, NIH campus, Bethesda, Maryland.
Event Description

NIDCR hosted a symposium to celebrate the institute's 25-year legacy of research to understand and treat fibrous dysplasia/McCune-Albright syndrome (FD/MAS).

The event featured Nobel Laureate Brian Kobilka, M.D., who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on G-protein-coupled receptors.

Following the symposium, a historical poster session and reception was held on the FAES Terrace, Building 10.

For a full listing of anniversary-related events and activities, visit our 75th anniversary webpage.

Brian Kobilka, M.D.

Structural Insights into G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Activation

Dr. Brian Kobilka
Nobel Laureate, Chemistry
Stanford University

Allen Spiegel, M.D.

Discovery of Gsα Variants as the Cause of FD/MAS

Dr. Allen Spiegel
Dean Emeritus
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Pam Robey

Fibrous Dysplasia: A Skeletal Stem Cell Disease

Dr. Pamela Robey
Senior Investigator

Michael Collins, M.D.

Clinical Studies in FD/MAS: Paradigm of a Rare Disease Informing Biology and Treatment

Dr. Michael Collins
Senior Investigator

Mara Riminucci, M.D., Ph.D.

FD Bone Biology and Experimental Models

Dr. Mara Riminucci
Sapienza University

Alison Boyce, M.D.

Current and Future FD/MAS Studies at the NIDCR

Dr. Alison Boyce
Lasker Scholar

Janice Lee, D.D.S., M.D.

Opening Remarks

Dr. Janice Lee
Clinical Director

Dr. Rena D'Souza

Closing Remarks

Dr. Rena D'Souza

Last Reviewed
December 2023

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