8th International Prader-Willi Syndrome
18th-21st July 2013
Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, UK
Hosted by the UK PWSA and the Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at the University of Cambridge.
The scientific conference will be held on the 18th and 19th July 2013 followed by the Caregiver and Family conferences.
The Scientific conference will include keynote presentations, workshops, and submitted presentations and posters. The scientific committee and invited contributors include the following:
- Dr Suzanne Cassidy, Professor Leopold Curfs, Professor Stewart Einfeld
- Professor Dan Driscoll, Dr Tony Goldstone, Professor Tony Holland
- Professor Bernhard Horsthemke, Dr Marc Lalande, Dr Máté Lengyel
- Professor Dick Swaab, Professor Maite Tauber, Professor Rachel Wevrick
The distinguished guest lecture will be given by Professor Stephen O’Rahilly, Co-Director of Institute of Metabolic Science and Director of IMS-MRL Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.
Human obesity and related metabolic disorders: lessons from genetics
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
To register for the conference and to submit an abstract please go to the website
Closing date for abstract submission 30th March 2013.
Academic Clinical Women's Forum
The forum has been set up to provide information and help to both senior and junior academic clinicians.
Events will be held throughout the year and mentors for junior staff have been identified in various specialities.
Please check their website for further details - www.medschl.cam.ac.uk/research/acw