Five Abstracts Presented at Prestigious Vascular Anomalies Meeting

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The International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies’ 23rd Congress, planned for May 12-15, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, was instead held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Five abstracts submitted by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s Vascular Anomalies team were selected for oral presentations:

Role of RAS/MAPK pathway in a generalized lymphatic disorder responsive to MEK inhibitors. Sarah Sheppard, Michael March, Christoph Seiler, Dong Li, Leticia S Matsuoka, Mark Battig, Charlly Kao, Erin Pinto, Ian Krantz, Leslie Castelo-Soccio, Yoav Dori and Hakon Hakonarson

Discovery and characterization of RASopathy mutations underlying lymphatic anomalies and preparation for clinical development. Dong Li, Michael March, Christoph Seiler, Erin Pinto, Leticia Matsuoka, Mark Battig, Sarah Sheppard, Charlly Kao, Tara Wenger, Jean Belasco, Yoav Dori and Hakon Hakonarson

MR lymphangiography findings in patients with KLA and GSD. Yoav Dori, Chris Smith, Ganesh Krishnamurthy, Fernando Escobar, Abhay Srinivasan, David Biko, Jordan Rapp, Jean Belasco, Hakon Hakonarson, Jessica Foster and Kristen Snyder

Outcome of MEK inhibition of RAS-MAPK pathway in patients with severe lymphatic disorders and RAS-MAPK gene defects. Yoav Dori, Jessica Foster, Denise Adams, Jean Belasco, Kristen Snyder, Dong Li and Hakon Hakonarson

Potpourri/Varied — a selection of the top scored oral abstracts. Sarah Sheppard and Dong Li.