45th Annual Meeting, April 14 - 17, 2024
Sheraton/Le Meridien, Charlotte, North Carolina
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The 45th SIMD annual meeting was held April 14th-17th 2024 at the Sheraton/ Le Meridien Charlotte Hotel Complex in Charlotte, NC and was in conjunction with the Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International (GMDI) annual meeting which immediately followed the SIMD meeting. The SIMD meeting featured sessions on:

  • IEM discovery through NIH Centers for Precision Medicine
  • Genomic therapies
  • The future of the biochemical laboratory
  • ALD NBS: when it's not...
  • Addressing Challenges in Drug Development for Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • Best of the submitted abstracts talks
  • Travel award winner presentations along with presentations from the 2023 Shapira award winner and the JSIMD trainee who won best presentation at their annual meeting
  • A Presidential address from Susan A. Berry, MD
  • Exhibits from top IEM companies
  • A half day joint session on April 17th with GMDI
  • 5 Satellite Symposia will be held in conjunction with the SIMD meeting
  • A workshop sponsored by the SIMD Basic Science Workgroup: "How to Fund Your Basic Science Research"

  • Posters were displayed for the entire meeting allowing their view during breaks and an attended Poster session

    We had a Contributed paper session featuring the abstracts of our travel award winners, and the opportunity to hear and support the next generation of SIMD contributors and members. As in the past, young trainees could apply for travel awards. 

Irini Manoli, Program Chair
Lindsay  Burrage, Program Co-Chair
Bruce Barshop, SIMD Secretariat