David Siderovski, Ph.D., E.J. Van Liere professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology in the School of Medicine will be speaking at the Sturge-Weber Foundation International Research Network (SWFIRN) meeting taking place Sept. 12 - 13 in Atlanta. 

This meeting provides a forum within the domestic and international medical and research community to further the SWFIRN goals of fostering collaborative research, establishing consensus guidelines, and developing improved treatment models while facilitating clinical studies.

Dr. Siderovski and other speakers will address a variety of topics such as strategic planning and research direction for Surge-Weber syndrome, Klippel–Trénaunay syndrome and Port Wine birthmark. The meeting will also feature abstract presentations.