NBS SMA Academy

You are a child neurologist, a physician, a geneticist, a screening center manager and you wish to support the development of SMA screening in your country?

Join us and discover “Before SMA: The Academy !”

What is it?

Two full days interactive training and discussion including: 

  • lab visit,
  • role play around diagnosis announcement,
  • plenary lectures
  • round table discussions...

Everything you wanted to know about SMA NBS, but you were afraid to ask.

Where? Liège, Belgium. Where SMA NBS is implemented since March 2018.

For who? Child neurologists, newborn screeners, geneticists, care/program coordinators... As long as you are/will be/would like to be leading of involved in a SMA NBS program, and have several questions.

When ? Friday 13th and Saturday 14th May 2022.

Is it F2F or online? Both! We want to privilege a F2F interaction with a group of max 20 participants, but all sessions will be filmed, streamed and broadcasted for those who attended online. Anyway, at the end of the day, it’s the virus that decides, right?

How much does it cost?

  • 50€ all included. Residual cost, including housing, travel (up to 600€), inscription... Is covered by grants provided by our generous sponsors.
  • Online attendance is 10€

Who are the organisers and the speakers?

Organised by Pr Laurent Servais, with a faculty of international Key Opinion Leaders:

  • Dr Francois Boemer, CHU Liège, Belgium
  • Dr Monika Gos, Institute of Mother and Child, Warsaw, Poland
  • Pr Mickael Hiligsmann, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Pr Jan Kirschner, University of Bonn, Germany • Pr Francesco Muntoni, UCL, London, UK
  • Dr Danilo Tiziano, University of Roma, Italy

How can I register?

Go to www.news.uliege.be/beforesma-theacademy and click on “register” now of certainly before February 14th (easy to remember isn’t?) 

Limited number of participants

We hope being able to accommodate all requests, but should we not be able, we will prioritise the most diverse audience in terms of origin, specialisation... and we will get a strong incentive to organise a second session.

13-14 May 2022
Liege, Belgium

Published on 16 December 2021.

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