Annual Conference

2022 Michael, Marcia, and Christa Parseghian Scientific Conference for Niemann-Pick Type C Research

Basic, translational, and clinical research towards a greater understanding and a cure for Niemann-Pick Type C disease.

May 21-24, 2022

2022 Conference

May 21 - 24, 2022
Westin La Paloma
Tucson, AZ

Parseghian Family

About the Conference

The annual conference will include sessions on NPC1 structure and function, autophagy, cholesterol trafficking, lysosomal biology, therapeutics, gene therapy, biomarkers, and newborn screening. There will also be multiple breakout sessions.

*Please note that this is an invite only conference.  If you wish to be added to the invite list please contact Sean Kassen at

Tentative Conference Schedule

Saturday, May 21, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm


2:00 - 5:00 pm


5:00 - 7:00 pm

Welcome reception and dinner

Sunday, May 22, 2022

8am - 3pm


5:00 - 6:30 pm

Poster Session

6:30 pm


Monday, May 23, 2022

8am - 3pm


5:00 - 6:30 pm

Poster Session

6:30 pm

Closing Dinner

Tuesday, May 24, 2022




Conference ends

Register for the conference

*Please note that you must register for the Conference and the Hotel separately.  Both links are below.

Additionally, There is an Early Bird registration price that ends on March April 1, 2022.  After the date the price will go up $50.

Registration Prices:

Early Bird Corporate Registration (by March 15th) - $400
Early Bird Researcher Registration - $325
Early Bird Family/Student Registration - $150

To register for the conference please click on the 'Register For The Conference'  button below

To make a hotel reservation at the Westin La Paloma, please click on the 'Make A Hotel Reservation'  button below