6th Rare Diseases Summer School
Mittwoch, 11. Juli 2018, 10:15 Uhr bis
Freitag, 13. Juli 2018, 12:30 Uhr
The 6th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School will focus on a wide variety of subjects in the arena of rare diseases, from disease mechanisms and animal models, to improving diagnoses, to novel therapeutics. There will be lectures by national and international rare disease experts, workshops, poster viewing sessions and selected oral presentations by participants.
A high faculty-to-student ratio will allow participants to optimally benefit from the varied expertise of the faculty. There will be ample time for discussions, teamwork, as well as for socializing.
Dr. Giséle Bonne, Institute of Miology, Paris: Muscular dystrophies
Prof. Andrew Dwyer, Boston College, Boston, USA: Reproductive endocrinology
Christina Fasser, Vice-President ProRaris, President Retina International: Patient-initiated research
Prof. Nine Knoers, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands: Exome sequencing
Prof. Effy Vayena, University of Zurich: Ethical considerations
Prof. Marshall Summar, Childrens National Medical Center, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA: Clinical endpoints
Prof. Eckhard Wolf, Gene Center, LMU Munich, Germany: Model organisms
Dr. Martine Zimmermann, Alexion Pharma International: Regulatory Frameworks