Scientific Genetics

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Syndromology and Psychological Retardation


This 12 months (2006) highlights have been:

  • The the VENI undertaking ‘Aberrant epigenetic processes in preimplantation embryos as opposed to cognitive end result in mice and guy’ began (undertaking chief dr. S.G.M. Frints.
  • The Ecu Multicenter Analysis Program ‘ Prader-Willi syndrome ‘A type linking gene expression, weight problems and psychological well being’ throughout the framework of the precise analysis and technological construction program “Integrating and strengthening the Ecu Analysis Space” (Contract quantity LSHM-CT-2005-512136, prof.dr. LMG Curfs, co-applicant) began.
  • IASSID Europe Congress. From 2-5 August 2006, the second one IASSID Europe congress used to be organised and came about in Maastricht. The theme for this Congress used to be: Bridging Analysis, Coverage and Observe. The congress used to be attended by means of 600 individuals. The summary e-book used to be the summer time version of JARID.
  • As a brand new initiative an outpatient hospital for the grownup highbrow disabled individuals used to be based. The type is a transition outpatient hospital: from pediatrician/kid neurologist as coordinating clinical specialist, to the grownup specialist for the mentally retarded (Arts voor Verstandelijk Gehandicapten or AVG). This multidisciplinary outpatient hospital combines the experience of our division with the experience of the dept of Common Observe and AVG’s.