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2021 FAST Global Summit & Gala

FAST’s Global Science Summit and Gala, which took place on December 3rd – 4th 2021 in Austin, Texas, featured over 20 presentations from researchers, clinicians and pharmaceutical companies. FAST brought together 1,555 community members from all over the world (661 in-person and 894 virtual), with 37 research partners and 28 pharmaceutical companies joining the Summit & Gala events. In addition, the Science Summit presentations were live-streamed in 15 languages with people tuning in from 38 different countries!

The hybrid event featured updates on the latest Angelman syndrome research and clinical trials from the top scientists and industry leaders, educational workshops for caregivers, therapists, and teachers, and helpful vendors that provided Angelman families with goods and services to support their loved ones living with Angelman syndrome. The Global Science Summit and Gala shared a unique look at FAST’s future-focused mission to find effective therapeutics for all individuals living with Angelman syndrome. For a quick recap of the event, please visit: FAST Highlights Research Advancements at 2021 Global Science Summit and Gala.

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2021 FAST Forward Together Gala Video
2021 FAST Forward Together Gala Video
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Casey McPherson's "Fast Into the Night" song for FAST
Casey McPherson's "Fast Into the Night" song for FAST
06:26
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FAST Forward Together Friday Science Summit Highlight Video!
FAST Forward Together Friday Science Summit Highlight Video!
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FAST Forward Together Saturday Highlight Video!
FAST Forward Together Saturday Highlight Video!
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Roll call for 2021 FAST Global Summit & Gala in Austin, TX!
Roll call for 2021 FAST Global Summit & Gala in Austin, TX!
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FAST Forward Together Science Summit will be translated into 15 languages!
FAST Forward Together Science Summit will be translated into 15 languages!
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Dr. James Wilson's encouraging message to the FAST community
Dr. James Wilson's encouraging message to the FAST community
01:27
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Dr. David Segal's encouraging message to the FAST community
Dr. David Segal's encouraging message to the FAST community
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2021 FAST Forward Together Gala Video
2021 FAST Forward Together Gala Video
04:38
2
Casey McPherson's "Fast Into the Night" song for FAST
Casey McPherson's "Fast Into the Night" song for FAST
06:26
3
FAST Forward Together Friday Science Summit Highlight Video!
FAST Forward Together Friday Science Summit Highlight Video!
01:06
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FAST Forward Together Saturday Highlight Video!
FAST Forward Together Saturday Highlight Video!
01:06
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Roll call for 2021 FAST Global Summit & Gala in Austin, TX!
Roll call for 2021 FAST Global Summit & Gala in Austin, TX!
01:38
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FAST Forward Together Science Summit will be translated into 15 languages!
FAST Forward Together Science Summit will be translated into 15 languages!
01:23
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Dr. James Wilson's encouraging message to the FAST community
Dr. James Wilson's encouraging message to the FAST community
01:27
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Dr. David Segal's encouraging message to the FAST community
Dr. David Segal's encouraging message to the FAST community
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Thank you to everyone that participated in the event and contributed to raise a record amount of money to accelerate our mission. You can learn more about FAST online, sign up for our newsletter and contribute to our mission. We appreciate the continued support from our global community.

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