Académie royale de Médecine de Belgique

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Biotechnologies and multidisciplinarity: improvement of life expectancy and quality of life in children

Symposium of the Mother and Child Committees
Belgian Royal Academies of Medicine
with the support of the Fonds de Biotechnologie – Biotechnologie Fonds

13.00 - Welcome

Session 1 - SEVERE DISEASES: NEW TREATMENTS AND PRESERVATION OF FERTILITY

 13.30 - Cystic fibrosis: from palliation to cure - Isabelle Sermet-Gaudelus (Paris)

Session 2 - NEW DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS AND TREATMENT OF CHILD DISEASES

15.55 - Pharmacology in newborn and child: a fascinating challenge - Karel Allegaert (KUL)

16.20 - Genetic treatment of hemophilia - Amit C. Nathwani (University College London)

16.45 - Remarkable treatments of bowel inflammatory diseases of the child - Harland Winter (MGH for Children)

17.35 - Cellular therapy in children: a major step - Etienne Sokal (UCL)

18.00 - Closure

Admission is free, but advance registration is required