Start Date: 25/06/2015
End Date: 27/06/2015
Venue: Braga, Portugal
Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Health Sciences, University of Minho
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
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: www.ecsaude.uminho.pt/pg/intellectual-disability