Start Date: 03/07/2014

End Date: 04/07/2014

Cost: TBC

Venue: Cardiff


The Wales Gene Park

Contact Details:

Angela Burgess

Education Project Manager

The Wales Gene Park

Cardiff University

Institute of Medical Genetics

Heath Park   Cardiff    CF14  4XN




Tel:  029 2074 6940

Fax:  029 2074 6948




This course has been developed in response to requests for information on the important and rapidly developing field of paediatric genetics. It is specifically designed to discuss issues and answer questions relating to genetics and child health. The course is aimed at Consultants, Specialist Registrars, Community Paediatricians, General Practitioners and others involved or with an interest in this area. The information has been updated from previous years and new topics have been added. Topics covered include: The ‘New’ Dysmorphology Heart conditions Deciphering genetic results What is genetic counselling? Why are genetic tests different? Tuberous Sclerosis Newborn screening RETT Syndrome & related disorders Brain Anomalies/Epilepsy Skeletal Dysplasia