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8th Rare Disease Summer School
July 13 - July 15
The 8th Rare Disease Summer School will focus on a wide variety of subjects in the arena of rare diseases, from disease mechanisms and animal models, to improving diagnoses, to novel therapeutics. The ethical and societal challenges associated with rare diseases will also be addressed in the program. There will be lectures by national and international rare disease experts, workshops, poster sessions and selected oral presentations by participants.
A high faculty-to-student ratio will allow participants to optimally benefit from the varied expertise of the faculty. There will be ample time for discussions, teamwork, as well as for socializing. The Summer School will be held in English.
The summer school will take place at the Kartause Ittingen, Warth (Canton Thurgau), Switzerland. It will start on Wednesday, July 13th at 9:00 am and end on Friday, July 15th at 12:30 pm. Information about how to best reach the venue will be sent to participants prior to the event.