Conf Logo 2018PRISMS 10th International Conference
Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present, Shaping the Future

Pittsburgh, PA
July 19-21, 2018

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Join Parents and Researchers Interested in Smith-Magenis Syndrome (PRISMS) for our 10th International Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, next year, July 19-21, 2018!


The 2018 PRISMS International Conference is being developed to educate and share information about SMS while providing opportunities for engagement and community amongst SMS families and professionals.

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P.R.I.S.M.S., an acronym for Parents and Researchers Interested in Smith-Magenis Syndrome, is dedicated to providing information and support to families of persons with Smith-Magenis Syndrome, and fostering partnerships with professionals to increase awareness and understanding of SMS.

Invited guests include individuals and families affected by Smith-Magenis Syndrome as well as the professional community with an interest in Smith-Magenis Syndrome.

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The goals of the conference include:

  • To understand the medical, social, developmental and behavioral aspects of SMS.
  • To gain knowledge about the most recent advances in diagnosis, management and potential benefits to persons with SMS.
  • To develop intervention strategies, treatment and management plans for persons with SMS.
  • To recognize the psychosocial aspects impacting SMS families and the role of PRISMS as a network.
  • To learn about SMS, past, present and future.
  • And, most importantly, to share information and tips with other families.

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The 2018 International Conference will be held at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

More information about the conference will be made available here on the PRISMS website. Please check back regularly for updates.

With questions or to suggest session topics, please contact the 2018 Conference Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Learn how you can earn free conference registration and hotel stay for the 2018 International Conference!

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