Workshop „Ancient Rare Diseases“

27.02.-01.03.2019 in Berlin (Germany).

The Department of Natural Sciences of the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin organises their first Workshop on Ancient Rare Diseases (W.A.R.D) with the following motto:

Paleopathology of Genetic Diseases Affecting Bones: Research and Awareness

The workshop programme will address three thematic focal points:

  1. Defining rare diseases
  2. Medical diagnostics and paleopathology
  3. Communication, media, ethics

Researchers wishing to contribute can submit abstracts until 20 November 2018 for podium and until 25 November 2018 for poster presentations. Attendance is free of charge both for presenters and non-presenters but all need to register before the event. The number of participants is limited.

Get more information on the programme and registration from the workshop website.