Abstract Submission

Call for abstracts until 30 November 2023.

On 4-5 April 2024, the ERN ITHACA is organizing a meeting in Lisbon with the aim of bringing together a broad professional audience for a multidisciplinary view on ‘rare genetics neurodevelopmental disorders’.

This workshop is financially supported with funds from the EU, therefore there is no registration fee. The program will consist of plenary & parallel sessions and roundtable discussions. Part of the speakers are invited; the other part is based on abstract selection. We are aiming for 250 participants sharing their perspective from different disciplines such as geneticists, paediatricians, neurologists, psychiatrists and all other specialists involved in care and scientist in basic and translational research involving patients with neurodevelopmental disorders.

The sessions will cover the following themes:

1. genes & pathways
2. mechanisms of disease, model system & translational pre-clinical work
3. applied & emerging therapies
4. diagnostics
5. polyhandicap – profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD)
6. ethical, legal and psycho-social aspects

A call for abstracts was launched on 20 October and will close on 30 November 2023.

Abstract submission form

Abstract submission form is closed since November 30.