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Mar 25, 2019
Category: General
Posted by: admin

The 13th Annual Skeletal Dysplasia Course will be held in Lausanne form July 1 to July 5, 2019. The preliminary programme can be downloaded here.

Applications are open! Please read the requirement on the PDF documents. Your application should be submitted to Dr Unger.

Mar 10, 2018
Category: General
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The 2018 course will be held in Lausanne from July 9 to July 13. The preliminary programme with application instructions is available and can be downloaded here.
Aug 25, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: admin
Individuals with short stature and deformity have always been part of mankind. Their perception has long been clouted in irrational and superstitious beliefs. A new article in BONE reviews the history of skeletal dysplasia delineation and the development of the field.
Jul 11, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: admin
The 11th Introductory Course on Skeletal Dysplasia was held at the Hotel Aquatis in Lausanne on July 3 to 7, 2017.
Feb 15, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: asuperti

Skeletal dysplasia, severe immune deficiency (presenting in the newborn as Omenn syndrome), and developmental delay: this newly recognized condition is caused by mutations in EXTL3, an enzyme responsible for the synthesis of heparan sulfate. 

Jul 12, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: admin
The 10th Skeletal Dysplasia Course was successfully completed.
Jul 1, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: admin
Genetic ablation of the soluble frizzled-related protein 4, sFRP4, is the genetic basis of Pyle disease.
May 24, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: admin
A new article relating a defect in sialic acid synthesis (NANS deficiency) to brain and bone development has been published in Nature Genetics. Links to: the University news , the english press release, the original paper (PDF).
Mar 17, 2016
Category: General

10th Skeletal Dysplasia Course 2016

Lausanne, July 4-8 2016

Preliminary program here

Jul 14, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: admin

The 2015 Course has been completed successfully! 

Jul 14, 2014
Category: General

 The 2014 Course has been completed successfully! 

Jul 12, 2013
Category: General
Posted by: admin
Jul 12, 2012
Category: General
Posted by: admin

The 2013 Skeletal Dysplasia Course has been held in Lausanne

from July 1 to July 5, 2013

***successfully completed!***



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