Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Parent Event

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd., 1NW, rooms 17, 18 and 21 (behind the cafeteria), Philadelphia, PA 19104  

Oct 14, 2017 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. (ET)

The Division of Immunology along with the Division of Oncology and its Blood and Marrow Transplant Program invites parents and caregivers of children with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) to a half-day program just for you. Come learn about the latest research, hear other families’ experiences, and connect with people who have walked your journey.


  • Keynote presentation
  • “State of the Science” presentation
  • Parent panel
  • And more

Check-in and breakfast begin at 8 a.m. Breakfast, lunch and parking provided.


Please RSVP by Oct. 1 to and include the number of guests.

Hotel accommodations

Rooms have been reserved at reduced rates of $169 plus a 15.5 percent room tax at Homewood Suites at 4109 Walnut St. Participants must make their own reservations by calling the hotel directly at 215-382-1111, or booking online. When making the reservation, please provide the group name “Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Education Day” and the group code “SCI.” Reservations will need to be booked two weeks prior to the event.