The 5th Rare Diseases Summer School organized by radiz – Rare Disease Initiative Zurich, will take place in the Tagungszentrum Schloss Au, Wädenswil (on lake Zurich), from June 7th to June 9th 2017.
The 5th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School will focuss on a wide variety of subjects in the arena of rare diseases, from disease mechanisms and animal models to improving diagnoses and developing novel therapies.
There will be lectures and workshops given by national and international rare disease experts on drug development, model organisms, how to choose clinical endpoints, clinical trials, regulatory aspects, patient registries, patient initiated research, ethical considerations, as well as what rare diseases may tell us about common diseases. Participants will have the chance to present their own research projects with poster and oral presentations.
The school addresses clinicians, physician-scientists, postdocs, and PhD students from various disciplines such as medicine, biology, psychology, sociology, and related fields.
A high faculty-to-student ratio will allow participants to optimally benefit from the varied expertise of the faculty.