2016 RYR-1 International Family Conference

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The first RYR-1 International Family Conference was a huge success! There were over 200 attendees, representing 75 RYR-1-affected families from 25 states and six countries. This conference would not have occurred without the leadership of Foundation trustee, Jeni Ryan. In addition, the Foundation is appreciative of our speakers and volunteers. Of course, what made this event so special was the opportunity for so many affected individuals and families to meet, form friendships, and develop a true RYR-1 community. 

Click below to view videos from conference lectures

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Thank you to the sponsors listed below for their support of the 2016 RYR-1 International Family Conference. Please click on their logos to learn more about what they do. 

The Schooner Foundation

The generosity of the Schooner Foundation has allowed the RYR-1 Foundation to host the second RYR-1 International Family Conference. The RYR-1 Foundation is extremely grateful for their support of the Foundation and for their vision for this meeting. On behalf of all individuals and families affected by RYR-1-related diseases, the RYR-1 Foundation expresses our sincerest gratitude.


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