Kennedy's Disease Association

A Public Benefit, Non-Profit Organization

"I am very glad to see that you have added the personal stories, they are a great help. They give an outlook on what to expect with such a disease. It makes me proud to see people who are willing to express and share their stories with the world, keep up the good work!"

Previous KDA Conferences




Holiday Inn Bayside, San Diego, CA (USA)

November 9 - 11, 2016 




“The answer may be Blowing in the wind”

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Chicago (USA)

October 14 - 16, 2015

Photos are available for viewing. Click Here to see them.

Click here to view the 2015 KDA Christmas Newsletter which has a conference summary

Conference Agenda: Click Here


“Today's Dream....Tomorrows reality”

Holiday Inn - Alexandria, Virginia (USA)

Conference Agenda: Click Here



“It’s a Jungle out There: Together, the KDA Family is Strong”

Holiday Inn - Bayside, San Diego, California (USA)

KDA-eXpress Conference Newsletter: Click Here

New Orleans,Louisiana

November 6-8, 2013


"New Possibilities, New Friends, New Orleans"

Harrah's - New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)

KDA-eXpress Conference Newsletter: Click Here

New Orleans,Louisiana

October 10-12, 2012


"Sex, Drugs and Helpful Hints"

Bowie, Maryland (USA) - at the Comfort Inn & Conference Center

November 9 - 11th, 2011

Video of some of the research presentations


"Closer than ever before"

The Ten Year Anniversary of the KDA

San Diego, CA (USA) - at the Holiday Inn - Bayside

KDA-eXpress Conference Newsletter: Click Here

November 10-12, 2010


"Working together to find a cure"  (connecting the dots.....)

Join us in Baltimore MD (USA) - at the Marriott Baltimore/Washington Int’l Airport

KDA Conference & Symposium

November 19-21, 2008


"An Eye on Tomorrow"

Las Vegas, NV (USA) -  at the Golden Nugget Hotel Downtown

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November 6-8, 2007


"A Reason for Hope"

Atlanta, GA (USA) -  at the Holiday Inn Downtown

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October 11-13, 2006


"Edge of Discovery"

San Diego -  at the Holiday Inn Select

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October 20-22, 2004

Photos are available for viewing. Click Here to see them.

Conference Agenda: Click Here


"Hope for the Future"

New Orleans at the Renaissance Arts Hotel for

November 4-7, 2003

2003 Conference Information:  Click Here

2003 Conference Agenda:  Click Here


J. Paul Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.
NIH, Transitioning to University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (USA)
Andrew Lieberman, M.D., Ph.D. - University of Michigan (USA)
Nicholas Di Prospero, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health, NINDS (Bethesda, MD)
Jean-Marc Gallo, Ph.D.
King's College, London (England)


"Reaching for the Stars"

The 2002 KDA Conference & Symposium

2002 Conference Photos: Click Here

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The Families of SMA donated room space for the KDA to have a meeting June 21-24, 2001 in Chicago, Illinois

We deeply thank Families of SMA for their support of Kennedy's Disease allowing us to "piggyback" with their conference

To visit the Families of SMA Web site: click here.

Photographs of the 2001 conference and those with Kennedy's who attended. click here