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GNAO1 Conference

The GNAO1 Medical Clinic and Conference is an annual event that fosters new relationships, encourages the sharing of experiences, and engages the medical community in a conversation about GNAO1 treatment and research opportunities.

The 2020 GNAO1 Medical Clinic and Conference will be held April 25, 2020 in St. Louis, Missouri. Please click here to RSVP. Families attending the conference can elect to participate in the optional medical clinic and ongoing GNAO1 Natural History Study at Washington University in St. Louis. These clinic slots are available on Thursday (4-23), Friday (4-24), Monday (4-27) and Tuesday (4-28).

Hotel Room Blocks

The Bow Foundation has reserved two room blocks at discounted rates for conference attendees. 

The Parkway Hotel connects to St. Louis Children’s Hospital and the medical campus. The discounted room block rate is a discounted $149 / night for a room with a king, $158 / night for a room with a double. To make reservations please go to or call the hotel at 314- 256-7777 and ask for Group #GNAO1 or 9622. Please note, the link does not work from a cell phone; you must be at a computer.

The Pear Tree Inn near Union Station is the second room block for a discounted rate of $87 / night. Please note this hotel is a few miles from the hospital. There is a shuttle to the hospital, but it only runs Monday – Friday. Families and conference participants will be responsible for their own transportation to the meeting on Saturday. To make reservations please go to druryhotels, then enter group code 2398093 or call the hotel at 1-800-325-0720 and refer to the group number 2398093.

There are additional hotel options in the area; please see this hotel guide and amenities list for more information.

Conference Videos

Watch sessions from the 2019 GNAO1 Conference.