The 7th Rare Diseases Summer School will take place in the Kartause Ittingen, Warth (Canton Thurgau), Switzerland, from July 10th to July 12th 2019. This summer school (aimed mainly for clinicians, physician-scientists, postdocs, and PhD students) is organised by radiz – Rare Disease Initiative Zürich of the University of Zurich.
A wide variety of subjects in the arena of rare diseases will be covered. There will be lectures given by national and international rare disease experts, workshops and poster presentations by participants. Subjects include drug development, model organisms, how to choose clinical endpoints, clinical trials, regulatory aspects, patient registries, patient initiated research, ethical considerations, as well as what rare diseases may tell us about common diseases.
Up to 30 participants will be admitted, so space is limited. Participants are expected to bring a poster about their work or research interests related to rare diseases.
Find the full programme here.
For all further information, including the application procedure, click here.
Application deadline is April 2nd 2019.