Start Date: 25/06/2015

End Date: 27/06/2015

Cost: 110

Venue: Braga, Portugal


Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Health Sciences, University of Minho

Contact Details:

Ricardo Mota / Carla Rebelo
International Postgraduate Programme Secretariat
Room A1.02 (opening hours: 11:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:00 on working days)

Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS)
School of Health Sciences
University of Minho
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga

Phone: +351 253 60 48 59 / 61
Fax: +351 253 60 48 47


The aim of this course is to provide an update on the genetic basis of intellectual disability (ID). This is a timely training course, directed to health professionals dealing with ID patients and families, aiming to provide a state-of-the-art overview of (i) the current diagnostic possibilities and (ii) the recent concepts concerning the pathogenesis and treatment of these disorders. On a practical perspective, the course also aims to make the students familiar with a set of information seeking/managing tools that can provide some support in the complex task of managing a patient with ID. TARGET AUDIENCE: Pediatricians, Pediatric Neurologists, Pediatric Psychiatrists, Medical Geneticists, Psychologists, Family doctors, and graduate students in the fields of Neurosciences and Genetics. Other health professionals are also welcome. REGISTRATION AND MORE INFORMATION: